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Greek Law School Students Win Gold in International Mediation Competition

A team of law students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki won gold and bronze medals at the 2020 International Mediation Singapore Competition, according to the final results released on Saturday. A total of 400 competitors in 48 teams from...

More than One Hundred Arrested for Violating Coronavirus-Related Emergency Laws

The Greek Police announced on Monday that there had been a total of 127 arrests for violations of measures meant to prevent and contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Greece. These arrests took place between Thursday, March 12...

Thessaloniki is Greek City Most Compliant with Smoking Ban

Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, well-known for its nightlife, has surprisingly proven to be one of the most obedient places in the country when it comes to implementing the new smoking ban in public places. Numerous inspections conducted by the...

Data Shows Use of Mobile Phones Ten Times Higher After EU Ban on Roaming Charges

The European Commission published some interesting data on Friday showing an unprecedented surge in the use of mobile phones across the EU after 2017's ban on roaming charges inside the European Union. The Commission published its first full review of...

Greek Parliament to Adopt European Data Protection Law to Avoid EU Penalties

A plenary debate on proposed legislation regarding data privacy, which incorporates EU directives into Greek national law, opened in the Greek parliament on Monday, using fast-track procedures. This comes as a result of a recent decision by the EU to...

EU Refers Greece and Spain to Court for Failure to Enact Data Protection Laws

The European Commission decided on Thursday to refer Greece and Spain to the European Court of Justice, since the two countries have so far not incorporated the well-known "GDPR Data Protection Directive" into their national laws. In fact, the...

Obstructing Public Transportation Routes Could Land You Behind Bars

  The Greek Government decided to tighten the legislation regarding the obstruction of public transport. In particular the Greek Government with an amendment that was included in the bill of the Cohabitation Agreement for homosexual couples, modified the Article of...

Greek Student Named Best Oralist at International Law Competition

A Greek law student has been named the world's best oralist. Athanasios Plexidas, a law student at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, was named the best oralist at the Manfred Lachs Space Law Competition held in Jerusalem, Israel between...

Large Increase in Greek Court Cases

The President of the Greek Union of Judges and Prosecutors, Vassiliki Thanou announced that during the next judicial year, the 18-month custody will probably cease to exist. She spoke during the hearing of the parliamentary committee that is in charge...

New Divorce Rule in Greece

Greece is the 16th EU member state to adopt a rule which allows couples of different nationality who wish to separate, the opportunity to select under which country's laws their divorce proceedings will be conducted. The European Commission approved...