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# rule of law

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# rule of law
Ambassador to Italy: Rules-based order is 'front, heart and centre' for Irish diplomats
Niall O’Connor visited Rome recently and spoke to Ambassador O’Brien about the work of Irish diplomats in the city.
# Human Rights
EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.
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# rule of law
European Union takes Poland to court amid fears for bloc’s legal order
Poland’s constitutional court has ruled that Polish laws have supremacy over EU laws.
# rule of law
Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments
Frank Clarke said the UK Government’s proposals represented a ‘serious attack’ on the rule of law.
# polexit
Polish Prime Minister accuses the EU of ‘blackmail’ during clash over rule of law
Ursula von der Leyen warned that the European Commission “will act” to protect Polish citizens’ democratic institutions.
# rule of law
Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution
This is the latest in the row between the EU and Poland over rule of law and democracy.
# andrzej duda
Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.
# eu crisis
Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.
# rule of law
After criticism of Poland in Irish court, Europe goes on attack over country's 'serious violations'
The Council of Europe has said that new laws passed in Poland seriously violated anti-corruption standards.