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Artur Leymann and Aleksei Pustovarov

The Court explains the scope of the specialty rule which states that a person surrendered under a European Arrest Warrant for the purpose of prosecution for a criminal offence may be prosecuted only for that offence. Alterations may be made to the description of the facts in the course of the procedure and may describe more precisely or amend the ingredients of the offence.
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Győrgy Katz

The Articles 2 and 3 of Council Framework Decision on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings are to be interpreted as not obliging a national court to permit the victim to be heard as a...
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Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation (Kadi I - ECJ)

The Court annuls the Council Regulation freezing Mr Kadi and Al Barakaat’s funds. Setting aside the judgments of the Court of First Instance, the Court rules that the Community judicature has...
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Santesteban

The Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant does not prevent the application by France of the 1996 convention on extradition. Article 32 of the EAW Framework Decision must be...
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Szymon Kozłowski

Article 4(6) of Council Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States, which provides for a ground for optional non-execution of a EAW when...
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Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)

The Court of First Instance annulled the Decision 2002/460/EC of the Council, in so far as it concerns the PKK, because of the absence of any reasoning expressly appearing or provided immediately...
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Commission v. Council (ship-source pollution)

The European Community is competent to oblige the Member States to provide for common criminal penalties in order to combat ship-source pollution.  The Court of Justice annuls the...
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