Latest blog articles in the blog group Law

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    The Ides of March: The United Kingdom gets one last chance. Will it use it?

    22 March 2019
    Staying just a little bit longer? Or for good? Summary: With the European Council throwing a lifeline to the United Kingdom, all options are back on the table. Rather than taking back control, the United Kingdom now finds itself dependent on the remainder of the European Union – with the absence of professionalism not endearing the British government to its colleagues. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister increasingly looks like a follower of events, not their driver. (Picture: Flickr)
  • Will the European Social Model become a reality at last?

    18 March 2019
    by: 
    ITEM in General, Law
    More than 17 million workers living or working in another Member State are exposed to possible violations of their rights, either because of poor implementation of EU rules, disinformation or lack of coordination among Member States. Therefore, the EU plans to set up a new authority that will support fair labour mobility within the EU, allowing citizens and businesses to seize the opportunities offered by the single market while supporting cooperation between national authorities, including in preventing and tackling social fraud and abuse. ITEM cooperates with...
  • Blog Fake news, algorithms and democracy protection

    Fake news, algorithms and democracy protection: can David beat Goliath?

    15 March 2019
    by: 
    Maja Brkan in Law
    The massive spreading of online disinformation and deep fakes poses an ever-increasing threat to democracy and fundamental rights in the European society.
  • Cassis de Dijon case meme blog

    On liqueurs and memes: The Cassis de Dijon Case and its memes

    14 March 2019
    Studying legal memes is not a usual and unfruitful endeavour but a method to understand the past, present, and future of principles and rules. It is an opportunity to include the mellifluous method of evolution in legal analysis.
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