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Australia : Parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

On December 8, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed a new law authorizing same-sex marriage.  The bill passed its third reading with four members of Parliament in opposition. The new law expands on earlier legislation which already provided equality to same-sex...

ECtHR renders judgment in Fuchsmann v. Germany

On 19 October 2017, the European Court of Human Rights rendered its chamber judgment in the case of Fuchsmann v. Germany (application no. 71233/13). The Court of held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family...