Summary land border expulsions in front of the ECtHR: ND and NT v Spain

| Beitrag von Hanaa Hakiki

…and accounts submitted by the applicants were deemed credible (para 59). Theoretically based on the legal doctrine of estoppel, this dictum sets out a principle crucial to bringing group summary…

A UN Convention on Business and Human rights – where do we stand?

| Beitrag von Isabel Daum

…group (OEIGWG) with the mandate to elaborate such an instrument. Based on the first two meetings in 2015 and 2016, the Ecuadorian Chair of the OEIGWG presented a paper with…

The UN terrorist blacklisting regime persists, despite ongoing criticism of its opaque procedure

| Beitrag von Sophia Schroeder

…are suspected to be contributing to terrorism. Once on the list, they face asset freezing and the imposition of a travel ban for an indefinite period without being able to…

The Right of Children to Participate in Medical Decision-Making

| Beitrag von Marion Jabot

…for example happened that judges assessed the maturity of teenagers based on whether they were dating or not, which however should be a completely irrelevant criterion in medical law cases!…

Supply chain liability: The lawsuit by Karachi claimants against retailer KiK in historic perspective

| Beitrag von Dr. Carolijn Terwindt

On 29 August 2016, the court (Landgericht) in Dortmund, Germany, issued an important decision: In a claim by Pakistani survivors and legal heirs against German retailer KiK for…