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