In this blog the author sheds light on several practical consequences for the asylum procedure as a result of the conclusion of the EU-Turkey agreement encountered while working as a legal volunteer on the island of Leros, Greece.
A recent covenant between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup will allow the latter to carry out its activities on the high seas under the Dutch flag. Research conducted by the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic may have contributed to this agreement.
Partisan gerrymandering is one way legislative districts can be drawn to the electoral advantage of a political party in the U.S. Building a judicial standard around the efficiency gap might put an end to that, but it might have other implications as well.
As the Council starts to discuss the rule of law in Poland, the EU enters a new stage as a guardian of human rights in its member states. Some observers have claimed that the Commission acted too late and did too little, but this criticism is undeserved.