In its recent judgment Commission v. France (C-416/17), the CJEU indicates that it is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the integrity of EU law – a strong for European judicial dialogue in times of worrying judicial developments across the EU.
Under the recast EURODAC Regulation it is proposed to lower the minimum age of data subjects from to 14 to 6 years of age. This raises issues of compatibility with the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
The CJEU decided that EU citizens who obtain the nationality of a host-state can rely directly on Art. 21 TFEU to obtain a derived right of residence for their third-country national spouse, in a case which has implications for both the UK and EU.
This summer, the German Federal Constitutional Court initiated its second ever preliminary reference to the CJEU, challenging the legality of ECB policies. This blog highlights its links to previous jurisprudence and its impact on judicial dialogue.
According to Chavez-Vilchez, the third-country national parent of a child who is a Union citizen may get a right of residence, even if the other parent is a Union citizen. Is this just another application of Zambrano or does it change the whole approach?
In the view of the CJEU, the principle of non-discrimination does not always entitle individuals to hold the EU liable for violations thereof. However, the conceptual basis on which the Court reaches this conclusion is questionable.