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Implementation Jurisprudence Legal reform

Swedish Presidency Programme barely mentions transparency

Transparency all but falls off the Presidency agenda of openness-loving Sweden.

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Jurisprudence Uncategorized

Op-Ed: “Access to EU documents and the litigation privilege: Case T-421/17 RENV – Leino-Sandberg v Parliament

On 28 September, the General Court delivered its judgment in the access to documents case of Professor Leino-Sandberg against the European Parliament. The final judgment of this multiple-year, multiple-judgment litigation saga is discussed by Anastasia Karatzia.

Prof. Leino-Sandberg (middle) participating in an European Ombudsman-organised expert panel on public access to EU documents in Brussels, November 2021.
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Jurisprudence

CJEU gets ready to broadcast sessions online

Starting Tuesday, delivery of judgments and reading of Advocate General’s opinions to be broadcast live, and some hearings with a delay of a few hours.

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Civil society Jurisprudence

Court of Justice takes unusual step of live streaming verdict in landmark rule of law case

The Court of Justice has been under sustained criticism of academics for its lack of transparency and communication, yet it remains unclear whether its latest decision means it has now passed the Rubicon.