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Parliament Adopts New Surveillance Legislation (July 10, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

Controversial national intelligence and surveillance legislation was adopted by the French Senate on June 23, 2015, ...

Topic: Intelligence activities; National security; Right of privacy; Intelligence activities
Jurisdiction: France; France

Constitutional Court Rules on Car-Hiring Services Legislation (June 30, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

There have been some important recent developments on the legal status of chauffeured vehicles for hire ...

Topic: Constitution; Licensing and permits; Transportation and public works; Transportation costs
Jurisdiction: France

Constitutional Court Confirms Legal Obligation to Vaccinate Children (June 23, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On March 20, 2015, the Conseil constitutionnel (Constitutional Council) found that the French legal requirement for ...

Topic: Child health; Health promotion and preventive care; Public health
Jurisdiction: France

Comedian Condemned for Hate Speech and Condoning Terrorism (March 26, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

The controversial French comedian Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala, known simply as Dieudonné, has been the subject of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: France

Germanwings Crash Being Investigated as Homicide (March 26, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

The March 25, 2015, crash of a Germanwings flight in the French Alps is being investigated ...

Topic: Aviation and airports; Criminal code; Homicide
Jurisdiction: France

Six French Citizens Prohibited from Leaving Under New Anti-Terrorism Law (February 26, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

A key provision of a new antiterrorism law was recently applied for the first time in ...

Topic: National security; Terrorism; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: France

Law on Public Exposure to Electromagnetic Waves Adopted (February 05, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

The French parliament recently adopted a law regulating public exposure to electromagnetic waves. (Proposition ...

Topic: Public health; Telecommunications
Jurisdiction: France

Law on Administrative Simplification Implemented (December 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

France has recently implemented a law reversing the presumption of denial that had applied in most ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Jurisdiction: France

Legislation Requiring Plain Packaging for Cigarettes to Be Developed (October 08, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The French Health Minister has announced a new plan to reduce tobacco use in France by ...

Topic: Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: France

Legislators Considering New Law to Fight Terrorism (September 30, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

French legislators are currently considering a proposed new law to reinforce the legal arsenal against terrorism. ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: France

Major Reform of Penal Code (September 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

An important reform of the French Penal Code was signed into law on August 15, 2014. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: France

Government Must Apply Law Requiring Anonymous Job Applications (July 30, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The Conseil d'Etat, France's highest jurisdiction for administrative matters, recently ordered the government to implement a ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Discrimination; Employee hiring
Jurisdiction: France

GMO Prohibition Confirmed (June 19, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The Conseil d'Etat, France's highest court for administrative matters, has rejected a request from corn producers ...

Topic: Agriculture and food; Genetically modified foods
Jurisdiction: France

Social Housing Provider Found Guilty of Racial Profiling (June 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The criminal court of Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, recently found a major provider of social ...

Topic: Discrimination; Judiciary; Minority rights; Social welfare
Jurisdiction: France

Denial of Adoption for Same-Sex Parents of Child Conceived Through Medically Assisted Reproduction (May 23, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

A court in Versailles has denied a same-sex couple the adoption of a child conceived through ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Health; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: France

Animals Granted New Legal Status (April 25, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The French National Assembly recently adopted a legislative amendment changing the status of animals in the ...

Topic: Animals; Civil code
Jurisdiction: France

New Law Places Limits on Holding Multiple Political Offices (February 18, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Legislators; Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: France

2010 Law Banning Full Islamic Veil Challenged in Court (January 06, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

In October 2010, France enacted a law banning the concealment of one's face in public (

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: France

New Mining Code Under Consideration (December 23, 2013) by Nicolas Boring

On September 5, 2012, the French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, created a working group to elaborate ...

Topic: Environmental Protection; Mining
Jurisdiction: France

Official Report Calls for Reform of Rehabilitation Centers for Juvenile Delinquents (November 18, 2013) by Nicolas Boring

On November 13, 2013, the French Comptroller-General of prisons issued a report that is highly critical ...

Topic: Juvenile crime and gang violence
Jurisdiction: France

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Last updated: July 10, 2015