EU Court of Justice Allows Member States to Refuse Execution of European Arrest Warrants from Poland

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
8
Abstract: 

On July 25, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union – Grand Chamber) delivered its judgment in the case C‑216/18 PPU Minister for Justice and Equality v LM. The ruling concerns the grounds for postponement – or refusal – of the execution of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) issued under the 2002 Framework Decision (2002/584/JHA). Three governments intervened in the proceedings before the CJEU in this case: Spain, Hungary and the Netherlands.