Tag Archives: international law

What if…? Scotland and the European Union

Much is being said about the UE membership of possibly seceeded states (Would it be Scotland? Or maybe Catalonia?), and the European Commission is currently denying the direct entry of newly created countries. If we take the International Law quite literally, maybe they are right, but what happens if we take a look at EU law: what does it say about the subsidiarity principle?

The European Court of Human Rights: an institution for peace

European Court of Human Rights has been gaining a fair amount of media attention recently: last year it ruled against George Soros, a famous institutional investor; this year it has ordered Italy to compensate the migrants that it returned to Lybia. But what do we really know about the Europe’s highest human rights court? This article gives a reader a general overview.