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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 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

Parliament Passes Legislation to Strike the Word "Race" from All French Laws (August 06, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On May 16, 2013, the French legislature passed a draft law to strike the word "race" ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: France

Provision on Same-Sex Marriage Approved by Legislature (February 07, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 2, 2013, the French National Assembly approved a provision on the redefinition of marriage ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: France

Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law (November 15, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: France

Payment for Abortions and for Contraceptives for Minors (November 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 26, 2012, the National Assembly, the lower house of France's legislature, approved a bill ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: France

Cour de Cassation Decision on Google (August 01, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On July 12, 2012, the Cour de Cassation, France's Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters, ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: France

2012 Finance Law Amendment (July 13, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On July 4, 2012, Pierre Moscovici, France's Minister of Economy, presented a revision of the 2012 ...

Topic: Budget
Jurisdiction: France

Foreign Nationals Cannot Be Placed in Police Custody for Lack of Documentation (June 15, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

In an opinion rendered on June 5, 2012, the Criminal Chamber of the Cour de Cassation, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: France

Google Reaches Agreements on E-Books with French Publishers Association and Authors Group (June 15, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On June 11, 2012, Google and the French Société des Gens de Lettres (SGDL) announced that ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: France

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Last updated: October 08, 2014