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Human Rights Watchdog voices concerns over new Polish police powers

A delegation from the European Commission for Democracy through Law is set to visit Warsaw after the Polish government adopted a law granting greater police oversight...

MEPs scold Poland over constitutional crisis

MEPs have voted on a non-binding resolution criticising the ruling Law and Justice Party for interfering with Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal. The resolution passed 513 to...

2016 EU Justice Scorecard shows sharp contrasts in members’ legal systems

The European Commission has published its fourth Justice Scorecard, which ranks member states’ legal systems. Criteria include efficiency, ease of access, and time need...

Criticising Vladimir Putin in Russia could become a crime under proposed...

A draft bill in the Russian Duma could make criticising the president a crime carrying 6 years of jail time.

European Court of Justice upholds ban on prisoner votes

The European Court of Justice has ruled that laws preventing prisoners from voting can continue across all member states.