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Free Access to OUP resources on Refugee Law

By on February 4, 2016

In response to the refugee crisis in Europe, Oxford University Press has made more than 30 book
chapters, journal articles, and pieces of content from online resources freely accessible to assist those working with refugees on the ground, as well as anyone who would like to know more about the framework of rights and obligations concerning refugees

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Electronic Resources | Law

German Law Journal Special Issue

By on December 21, 2015

Issue no 6 of 2015 of  the German Law Journal is dedicated to Preliminary Reference to the Court of Justice of The European Union by Constitutional Courts. The Constitutional Courts of Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania and their preliminary references are covered.  The dynamic with the Strasbourg Court is […]

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“Free the Law” : Open Access to all US case law

By on November 5, 2015

Harvard Law School is digitilizing their own collection of 200 years of US case law which will be made available online for free. The documents  are digitilized and uploaded on Ravel Law, a legal research and analytics platform. The project called ‘Free the Law‘ will be completed and go live in 2017 coinciding with the 200th anniversary […]

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European Union Information | Law

ECJ ruling: travel time is working time for workers without a fixed workplace

By on September 15, 2015

The journeys made by workers with no fixed or habitual place of work at the beginning and the end of the day are to be considered as working time, the European Court of Justice  ruled on  10 September 2015 (press release Case C-266/14 ).  The Court  interpreted the definition of working time and rest time in the Working […]

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Law | Political and Social Sciences

Same-sex marriage: Ireland and the US

By on June 30, 2015

On 22 May 2015 a referendum was held in Ireland on a proposed amendment to the Irish Constitution which would permit same-sex marriage. The proposal was approved by 62% of the voters.  A month later the US Supreme Court established  a constitutional right to same-sex marriage striking down bans in 15 states. In Obergefell et.al. v. Hodges the […]

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