Csaba Kiss archive

  • Two recent judgments in Hungary clarify the environmental liability regime

    In the last months of 2019, two judgments were made by Hungarian courts that clarify certain aspects of environmental liability.

  • The Hungarian Government retreated in a landmark issue

    The new law, which follows a dangerous trend of undermining the independence of judges also seen in Poland, has been postponed “for an indefinite time”.

  • Janus-faced Supreme Court: Two recent rulings impact on Hungary’s environmental case law

    Two judgments handed down by the Hungarian Supreme Court (Kúria) in February will affect environmental cases going forward.

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    What will the new Hungarian law on administrative courts bring for access to justice?

    After much protest from the opposition parties in the Parliament, the Government’s overwhelming majority voted in favor of a new law that will set up separate courts for adjudicating in administrative matters.

  • Hungarian Court rules that lack of information cannot be an obstacle to access to justice

    Hungarian court rules that no one can be deprived of their right to a legal remedy if they had no reasonable way to know about an administrative act.

  • Roman anniversary of the Aarhus Convention

    The process leading up to the signing of the Aarhus Convention is already history. This historical moment was recently reenacted when people who are also part of history met in Rome, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

  • Let the digital quest for justice for all leave no one behind

    The push for universal justice is just as important online, especially as so much of our legal work occurs digitally. We’re currently witnessing the pros and cons of this digital revolution firsthand.