Legal news from Saturday, July 3, 2010
13:07 EDT

[JURIST] Hundreds of Spaniards gathered outside Spain's Constitutional Court [official website] in Madrid Saturday to protest recently approved changes [JURIST report] to the country's abortion [JURIST news archive] laws. Demonstrators representing roughly 60 anti-abortion organizations [AFP report], including Right to Live (DV) [advocacy website], assembled to challenge what they describe [read more]

09:07 EDT

[JURIST] Suspected Nazi collaborator Charles Zentai won an appeal on Friday in the Federal Court of Australia [official website] denying a request from the Hungarian government to extradite the now-Australian citizen in order to stand trial in Hungary for war crimes. Zentai is accused of killing Jewish teenager Peter Balazs [read more]

08:07 EDT

[JURIST] The European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] ruled in two judgments Thursday that under EU law [Directive 92/85 text, PDF] a pregnant worker temporarily transferred or granted leave on account of her pregnancy is entitled to pay [judgments, text] equivalent to the average earnings she received before her [read more]

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