New judges appointed for the EU General Court

At a formal sitting held on 16th September in Luxembourg, five new Members of the General Court of the European Union took the oath before the Court of Justice on the occasion of their entry into office.

M. Marc Jaeger has been re-elected President of the general Court and M. Heikki Kanninen has been elected Vice-President. 

More information: Official Press Release

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Two new Croatian Judges to the European Court of Justice and General Court

Following the accession of Croatia to the European Union, two new judges have been nominated: one for the General Court and one for the European Court of Justice. The European Court of Justice will have now 28 Judges.

Official Press Release and CVs of the new judges here: http://curia.europa.eu

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ECHR: the Ban on paid political advertising for animal welfare in the UK is justified

Today, in the case law Animal Defenders International v.the United Kingdom (application no. 48876/08), the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has stated that UK has not infringed Article 10 on freedom of speech where UK has denied the possibility to a UK Animal Welfare organisation (hereafter ADI) to advertise on TV or radio

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