European Court of Human Rights Orders France to Maintain Life Support for Tetraplegic

On Tuesday, June 24, the European Court of Human Rights suspended the decision made just a few hours before by French Council of State to end treatment for Vincent Lambert, a 38-year-old tetraplegic man who has been in coma for six years. The Court ordered France to maintain the man’s life support before any final […]

French Politicians Holding Multiple Offices: French State Council Takes Action

Over the past several weeks, the French Council of State has been meeting in regard to the issue of government officials holding multiple offices at the same time. This practice, called cumul des mandats, is similar to our “double-dipping” and the British “double-jobbing.” It has been an ongoing problem, but a solution has finally been […]