The Hague Court of Appeals has confirmed that the Dutch state must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020. Could such a precise obligation be inferred from human rights norms, and Articles 2 and 8 ECHR in particular?
Third Party Litigation is on the rise. Seen as a desirable way for consumers and other individuals to forward legal claims in order to obtain redress when they do not have the financial means to do it, it may create unexpected ethical problems for lawyers.
After a long legal battle marked by ups and downs, the Supreme Court of India recently legalized homosexuality. Monumental, because it had to overturn a colonial-era law, which had long served as a cudgel to perpetuate homophobic attitudes in India.