Archive for the ‘European Union’ Category

Yesterday, the UK High Court has ruled that Parliament is to have a say both on Brexit terms as well as on the moment that Article 50 TFEU, the provision allowing Member States to withdraw from the European Union, is triggered. This is a major defeat for the government which intended to use its royal […]

One could get the impression the last days that the refusal of the region of Wallonia to allow the Belgian government to sign CETA marks the end of a nightmare. In reality, we were far from a nightmare and the debate around CETA is not yet finished. CETA is no nightmare. On the contrary, CETA […]

  The debate surrounding the prohibition of the full-face veil in all public spaces is far from settled both in Spain and in Europe. The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) analyzed the case S.A.S v. France on 1 July 2014. For the first time (previously the Court has ruled on headscarf regulations pertaining to […]

On October 16, the second year Bachelor Erasmus Honours Law College students travelled to the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ”) in Luxembourg to visit a preliminary ruling at the ECJ. Additionally, the students spoke to Ms Van Engelen, staff worker for Ms. Prechal (for the Dutch judge of the Court of Justice), […]

To the relief of many, and surprise of some, the Court of Justice affirmed in Dano (Case C-333/13) in November 2014 that EU citizens cannot just move into a Member State and start taking benefit of its welfare systems. Yes, affirmed is correct. Let’s be clear about this: EU law has never granted the right […]

Case C‑242/13, Commerz Nederland NV v Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV On September 17, 2014 the Court of Justice of the European Union gave a ruling in case C-242/13 involving the municipality of Rotterdam and the Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV (HR) – port authority wholly owned by the municipality. The origins of this dispute can be traced back […]

Context For about a decade, the European Union and the Russian Federation have been treating each other quite standoffishly. The current situation casts serious doubt on the foundations of post-Cold War cooperation. Events in Ukraine point to a reassessment of the security governance on the European continent, while a long-running conflict about aspects of EU […]

The legal amendments driven by the Hungarian Fidesz Government have shown the limits of the EU abilities in protection of rule of law. In a nutshell it has been criticised by the EP that these amendments weaken the protection of rule of law, and interfere with freedom of the press, independence of the judiciary, democratic governance […]


Erasmus School of Law

In een werkstad als Rotterdam is arbeidsrecht elke dag onderwerp van discussie. Een in arbeidsrechtelijke vraagstukken gespecialiseerde sectie kan dan ook niet ontbreken binnen Erasmus School of Law te Rotterdam. De sectie Arbeidsrecht is een jong en dynamisch team van arbeidsrechtspecialisten. Blijf op de hoogte van de wervelende dynamiek binnen dit wetenschappelijke vakgebied en het praktische werkveld: het arbeidsrecht volgens de Rotterdamse school!

Decaan ESL

  • Alessandra: Things are getting even more complicated: http://theconversation.com/a-ruling-in-belfast-makes-the-h [...]
  • Alejo: Thank you very much! This year has been inspiring, interesting and simply awesome. It has definitely [...]
  • Sophia: Thank you Mrs. Hey! This master would never be the same without you! [...]
  • Nasha Desbarida: Thank you very much. We started some weeks ago and at the beginning I was like' where do I have to s [...]
  • Ana: Lots of luck to everybody starting this year! Last year was fantastic and the professors in EUR of t [...]