Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Greece http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Greece: New Law Criminalizes Denial of Genocide, Hate Speech, and Other Acts of Racism http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404129_text Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Freedom of speech; Genocide; Hate crimes - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404129_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Measures Targeting Extreme-Right Party "Golden Dawn" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403738_text Elections and politics - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403738_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Council of State Reverses Government http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403619_text Freedom of the press - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403619_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Draft Bill on Fair and Speedy Trials http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402979_text Judiciary - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402979_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece; International Court of Justice: Judgment on Blocking Entry of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia into NATO http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402974_text International affairs - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402974_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Government Introduces New Special Tax on Real Estate http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402816_text Taxation - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402816_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Firing of Employee for Surfing on Internet at Work http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402636_text Labor - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402636_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: New Proposal on Fighting Racism and Xenophobia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402556_text Human rights - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402556_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Update on Greece's Economic Reform http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402544_text Economics and Public Finance - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402544_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: New Bill on Tax Evasion and Measures to Assist Greek Economy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402491_text Taxation - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 31 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402491_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Draft Law on Compensation of Victims of Intentional Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401705_text Human rights - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401705_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Data Protection and Google Street View http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401287_text Communications - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 15 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401287_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Draft Legislation to Promote Employment of Young Adults http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401158_text Labor - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible In Greece, young adults up to 30 years of age are encountering serious problems in finding employment commensurate with their professional qualifications and expertise. The unemployment rate for this age group was over 22 percent in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401158_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Common Law Marriage http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540365_text Families - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible In Greece, young adults up to 30 years of age are encountering serious problems in finding employment commensurate with their professional qualifications and expertise. The unemployment rate for this age group was over 22 percent in The Greek government's plan to introduce a bill that would grant more rights to unmarried couples recently met with strong opposition from the Greek Orthodox Church and from homosexuals. The bill would place "common law" relationships... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540365_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Early Retirement and Removal of Judges from the Judiciary http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540206_text Judiciary - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible In Greece, young adults up to 30 years of age are encountering serious problems in finding employment commensurate with their professional qualifications and expertise. The unemployment rate for this age group was over 22 percent in The Greek government's plan to introduce a bill that would grant more rights to unmarried couples recently met with strong opposition from the Greek Orthodox Church and from homosexuals. The bill would place "common law" relationships Under the Greek Constitution, judges are appointed for life, with a mandatory retirement age of 65 for all judges up to the rank of Court of Appeals Judge or Court of Appeals Deputy Prosecutor. For those... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540206_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Bill to Protect Companies of National Strategic Importance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540225_text Foreign investment - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible In Greece, young adults up to 30 years of age are encountering serious problems in finding employment commensurate with their professional qualifications and expertise. The unemployment rate for this age group was over 22 percent in The Greek government's plan to introduce a bill that would grant more rights to unmarried couples recently met with strong opposition from the Greek Orthodox Church and from homosexuals. The bill would place "common law" relationships Under the Greek Constitution, judges are appointed for life, with a mandatory retirement age of 65 for all judges up to the rank of Court of Appeals Judge or Court of Appeals Deputy Prosecutor. For those In January 2008, following in the footsteps of other European Union Member States, such as France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, Greece adopted legislation designed primarily to strengthen strategic companies of national importance. The new law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540225_text Global Legal Monitor: Greece: Use of Cameras During Demonstrations Allowed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540102_text Right of privacy - On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating Race Discrimination, in order to align domestic legislation with European Union rules pertaining to hate speech and denial of genocide. In the aftermath of the violent acts committed recently by members of the extreme-right political party "Golden Dawn" in Greece, resulting in the loss of human life, the Greek government moved swiftly to prosecute a number On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of the state-owned radio and television network, Hellenike Radiophonia Teleorasi (ERT). The Council of State also ordered the Greek government to On January 30, 2012, the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights submitted to Parliament a bill designed to expedite the administration of justice and guarantee speedier and fairer trials for individuals. (Draft Bill On December 5, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, Netherlands, issued its judgment in a case concerning Greece's actions to block the entry of the Republic of Macedonia (hereafter referred to by In order to deal with the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, the Greek government has imposed a number of austerity measures in an effort to increase revenues. On September 16, 2011, an amendment was introduced in On April 19, 2011, the District Court of Athens upheld the decision of an airline company that had fired a female employee for visiting the social networking website "Facebook" for extended periods of time during working The Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in Greece published on its website a new legislative initiative on combating certain types of racism and xenophobia through the application of criminal law, with a view to On February 11, 2011, members of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the "troika," as the three bodies are often called, concluded a two-week visit to Athens to On January 25, 2011, the Greek Ministry of Finance submitted to the legislature a new, much-anticipated tax bill, which aims, through the adoption of a number of significant initiatives, to improve and revive the ailing economy, On November 26, 2009, the Greek Minister of Justice, Transparency, and Human Rights introduced a new law in order to transpose into the Greek legal system European Directive 2004/80/EC. The purpose of the proposed law is Street View, a service offered by Google to its users in the United States and in some countries in the European Union two years ago, was greeted with skepticism in Greece in view of its possible In Greece, young adults up to 30 years of age are encountering serious problems in finding employment commensurate with their professional qualifications and expertise. The unemployment rate for this age group was over 22 percent in The Greek government's plan to introduce a bill that would grant more rights to unmarried couples recently met with strong opposition from the Greek Orthodox Church and from homosexuals. The bill would place "common law" relationships Under the Greek Constitution, judges are appointed for life, with a mandatory retirement age of 65 for all judges up to the rank of Court of Appeals Judge or Court of Appeals Deputy Prosecutor. For those In January 2008, following in the footsteps of other European Union Member States, such as France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, Greece adopted legislation designed primarily to strengthen strategic companies of national importance. The new law During the 2004 Olympic Games, the Greek government spent close to 250 million (about US$359 million) to ensure the safety of athletes and spectators and the smooth operation of the games. Part of those funds was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540102_text