Ensuring that EU law is respected throughout the EU is the job of the Court of Justice of the European Union. But how does it do this? This video provides a short introduction to how the Court works.
The EU strives for a high level of environmental protection, but these rules are only effective if they are enforced in the same way across Europe. This short video explains just a few of the Court’s rulings in the field of environmental protection, affecting the quality of the air we breathe, our
In over 25,000 rulings to date, the Court of Justice of the European Union has given decisions on a wide variety of matters directly affecting EU citizens’ lives. Here we look at just a few instances of how the Court’s judgments safeguard citizens’ rights in the digital world, air travel and cross-b
The workplace is just one example where EU law has an impact on the lives of EU citizens. This short video explains some of the key decisions of the Court of Justice of the EU in this field, covering issues such as the right to paid leave, sick leave and how your working time is calculated.
Rulings of the Court of Justice of the EU have an impact in many areas, including in the world of sport. This film explains how the Court’s rulings have impacted the rights of sportspeople to freely move around the EU and how we watch sport on TV.
The increasing use of online services has brought with it new challenges, in particular with regard to privacy and data protection. This video explains how decisions of the Court of Justice have shaped our rights online including the rights of government authorities to store our data, the transfer o
Multilingualism is a key element of how the Court of Justice of the European Union works. This video explains why and how the Court can function efficiently in 24 languages.
Over the years, the Court of Justice has been called upon to rule in a variety of cases raising questions about how EU rules on free movement apply to medical services. This short video explains a few of the more important decisions in this field.
Through a number of rulings, the Court of Justice has helped to ensure that students can enjoy their rights to travel and study throughout the European Union. This video explains some of the most important decisions of the Court in this field, where students’ rights and the legitimate interest of co
The concept of an Advocate General is only found in some national legal systems. This short film explains how the Court’s 11 Advocates General provide an invaluable service to the Court enabling it to provide high-quality judgments in the most complex of cases.