Increasingly, courts are now institutions where collective actors, like NGOs, want to achieve change. The field of European asylum law is no different in that sense. But who are these actors and why choose litigation as a strategy?
PFAS komen steeds vaker in het nieuws vanwege de gevaarlijke eigenschappen en risico’s voor het milieu en de volksgezondheid. Er wordt gewerkt aan een Europees verbod van PFAS, maar in de tussentijd zou een labelingsplicht het gebruik kunnen laten afnemen
The migration domain is made of a congeries of institutional and non-institutional actors contending and negotiating their role and space in the migration governance. What is the role of courts in this complex, stratified and ever-changing context?
In contrast to the traditional role of judges as neutral arbiters of legal disputes, the Argentine judiciary has played an increasingly political role in recent years, taking a strong interventionist approach in environmental cases.
After local residents filed charges against Tata Steel last February, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service (PPS) started criminal investigations into the steel company. These events fit in a broader trend of citizens turning to the judiciary when they feel other institutions are failing them.
Last month, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) fundamental Forced Labour Convention 29 of 1932 went into effect in the Republic of Korea, internationally known as South Korea, a year after the country completed the ratification process.