Does Poland place national law above that of the EU?

Dhe Polish Constitutional Court started its deliberations on Tuesday on whether national law should ultimately take precedence over EU law. Specifically, it is a question of whether a number of provisions in the EU treaties are compatible with the Polish constitution. This concerns, among other things, the question of whether Polish courts are allowed to … Read more

Lithuania declares a state of emergency over migrants from Belarus

In Lithuania, the government has declared a state of emergency because of a large influx of migrants via neighboring Belarus. Interior Minister Agne Bilotaite said on Friday evening’s decision that ‚Äúthere are no major challenges that we cannot overcome, but it is important to have the legal, technical and logistical tools to be able to … Read more