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24 Mar 2019, 6:53 am by Florian Mueller
And if Merkel herself wanted to take that step, it might even be the end of her government coalition. [read post]
19 Jul 2012, 1:43 pm by Sung Un Kim
Spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel [official website, in German], Steffen Seibert, said that without adequate protections for the practice of circumcision,... [read post]
30 Jun 2017, 10:59 am by Autumn Callan
Earlier this month the German Parliament passed a bill [JURIST report]... [read post]
5 Apr 2017, 11:23 am by Emelina Perez
The cabinet of German Chancellor Angela Merkel [official website, in German] approved draft legislation on Wednesday that would impose fines on social media websites for failing to delete users' entries that violate German hate speech laws. [read post]
23 Feb 2019, 5:03 am by Florian Mueller
This is a grassroots movement no matter what the proponents of the most stupid EU bill in a long time may claim.The Merkel-party MEP who's pushing for this bill to be adopted by the European Parliament, Axel Voss, needs a lesson in basic copyright law. [read post]
27 Jan 2017, 3:53 pm by Kent Scheidegger
Deutsche Welle (German wave) reports:Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet decided on Wednesday to abolish the rarely enforced section of the criminal code by January 1, 2018. [read post]
8 May 2013, 8:52 pm by Timothy P. Flynn
 This recent development comes as the SCOTUS decision in the Hollingsworth v Perry case is expected in a few weeks.The Democratic controlled state legislature approved the same-sex marriage bill yesterday by a comfortable margin in both the senate and house; Delaware Governor Jack Merkell signed the bill into law immediately.Just last year, Delaware officially recognized civil unions. [read post]
20 Mar 2019, 11:51 am by Florian Mueller
This week the political groups are just preparing their official recommendations, and given that the current version of the copyright bill resulted from a "trilogue" (interinstitutional negotiations between EU Council, European Commission and European Parliament), it's normal that the major political groups in the EP officially recommend to their MEPs that they vote in favor. [read post]
1 Jun 2011, 9:20 am by Dan Markel
Joining us for the first time is Bill Merkel from Washburn, and returning to Prawfs we have Jen Kreder from NKU, Gio Shay from WNEC, Miriam Baer from BLS, Sergio Campos from Miami, and Jeff Yates from Binghamton (visiting FIU law). [read post]
28 Mar 2019, 10:25 pm by Florian Mueller
A Swedish reversal would embolden and encourage those who'd like the German government to withdraw its support.The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Merkel's coalition partner, has so far tried to have its cake and eat it: they spoke out and almost all of their MEPs voted against upload filters, but they caved to a clear breach of the coalition agreement by Merkel and her minister of economic affairs, Peter Altmaier. [read post]
28 Jun 2009, 5:53 am
Broder writes at the New York Times in House Passes Bill to Address Threat of Climate Change:"The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who was in Washington on Friday to meet with Mr. [read post]
13 Mar 2019, 2:00 am by Florian Mueller
It's a particularly sensitive issue in Germany because the coalition agreement between Merkel's CDU (an EPP member party), its Bavarian sister party CSU (also an EPP member party) and the SPD (S&D group in the EP) explicitly speaks out against upload filters, yet the Merkel regime voted in its favor at the EU level (in the EU Council), over a rather half-hearted objection (more of a PR stunt) by the SPD.Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert even tweeted a banner… [read post]