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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

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

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

Law on Identity Protection (April 11, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

Law 2012-410 of March 27, 2012, on Identity Protection was published in France's official gazette of ...

Topic: Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: France

Adoption for Same Sex Couples (March 30, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On March 15, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) determined that there is no ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; France

Law on Digital Exploitation of Unavailable Books (March 26, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

France's Law 2012-287, of March 1, 2012, on the Digital Exploitation of 20th Century Unavailable Books, ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: France

Paris Commercial Tribunal Found Google Maps Guilty of Unfair Competition (February 13, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On February 1, 2012, the Paris Commercial Tribunal found Google and its French subsidiary guilty of ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: France

Law on Denial of Recognized Genocide Crimes Challenged Before Constitutional Council (February 02, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On January 23, 2012, the French Senate adopted, without any modifications, the draft law passed earlier ...

Topic: Genocide
Jurisdiction: France

New Law on Drug Safety (January 31, 2012) by Nicole Atwill

On December 29, 2011, the French Parliament adopted Law No. 2011-2012, on reinforcing drug safety, aimed ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: France

Charter Listing the Rights and Duties of the Citizen (November 18, 2011) by Nicole Atwill

On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil à l'intégration (High Council for Integration) presented to the ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality
Jurisdiction: France

New Austerity Measures (November 16, 2011) by Nicole Atwill

On November 7, 2011, the French Council of Ministers announced new austerity measures aimed at further ...

Topic: Budget
Jurisdiction: France

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Last updated: February 18, 2014