EU Court of Justice Rules on Prison Conditions as a Pre-requirement of an Execution of the European Arrest Warrant

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
11
Abstract: 

On October 15, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union – Grand Chamber (the Court) delivered its judgment in the case C-128/18 Dumitru-Tudor Dorobantu. The ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 4 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (the Charter) and Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of June 13, 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States, as amended by Council Framework Decision 2009/299/JHA of February 26, 2009.