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On the 10th March, the official candidate of the Socialist Party for the French presidential elections, Benoît Hamon, outlined his programme for the European Union. This programme, whilst being against austerity and in favour of more flexibility as regards EU requirements in terms of public budgets and public debts, comes with a treaty proposal, the draft treaty on the democr ...
On February 2nd, the French newspaper Le Monde published an interview with Marine Le Pen, leader of the most important far-right party the National Front and candidate for the presidential elections. There is be a lot that can be said say about this interview and notably about her refusal to reimburse nearly € 300,000 to the European Parliament for hiring “ghost” parliamentar ...
So this is it. The Tories have won, by far. That puts the United Kingdom on track for a Brexit (short for “British exit”) referendum. However, another important result of these elections is the impressive rise of the Scottish National Party, from 6 seats in 2010 to 56 (out of 59 seats for Scotland in the House of Commons) in 2015 – the highest performance of the SNP since i ...
The legal status of case-law is ambiguous in most legal systems. As Lord Scott of Foscote said in his opinion in National Westminster Bank v Spectrum Plus limited and others (n. 124), The question whether judges in giving judgments make law or simply declare existing law is one that has been debated by generations of law students in universities and law schools across the globe.