Cases: Constitutional and Administrative Law

Case 14/83 Von Colson and Kamann v Land Nordreihn-Westfalen (1984) ECR 1891

Case 14/38 Von Colson and Kamann v Land Nordreihn-Westfalen (1984) ECR 1891 is also known as Case 14/83 Von Colson (1984). It is a case concerning the doctrine of indirect effect.   Indirect Effect:   Without horizontal direct effect of Directives, many individuals were left with no recourse to certain rights.   The doctrine of indirect effect…

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Cases 6/90 and Case 9/90 Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy (1991) ECR I-5357

Cases 6/90 and Case 9/90 Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy (1991) ECR I-5357 is a European Union Law case concerning State Liability.   Facts:     In Francovich and Bonifaci v Italy, the claimants were a group of ex-employees. Furthermore, they sought arrears of wages following their employer’s insolvency. Moreover, their claim was based on Directive 80/987….

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Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263

Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263 is a European Union Law case concerning the enforcement of EU Law and infringement proceedings.      Facts:     In Case 304/02 Commission v France (2005) ECR I-6263, France failed to comply with control measures for fishing activities. However, despite repeated inspections, a reasoned opinion and supplementary opinion…

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Case 402/05 P and Case 415/05 Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation v Council of the European Union and Commission of the European Communities (2008) ECR I-6351

Case 402/05 P and Case 415/05 Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation v Council of the European Union and Commission of the European Communities (2008) ECR I-6351 is a European Union Law case concerning European Human Rights. Facts: Case 402/05 P and Case 415/05 Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation v…

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Locabail (UK) v Bayfield, and other appeals [2000] 1 All ER 65

If a judge is a former member of a military regiment of which another member is a barrister before him, does that create appearance of bias?  Held: Not it does not. Also, if the judge is a former member of chambers of which a barrister is currently a member, this does not create appearance of…

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