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The CCBE expresses its shock over the murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is utterly shocked by the murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum this morning.

CCBE calls for respect for the rule of law regarding the selection of the European Public Prosecutor

CCBE calls on the European Union and its Member States to defend the rule of law with respect to the selection procedure for the EPPO.

CCBE response to the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention

CCBE submits observations on the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the area of access of justice in environmental matters

International rules for cross-border access to e-evidence: CCBE urges the Commission to postpone negotiations with the U.S. and the Council of Europe

The CCBE has made several recommendations following a critical assessment of the proposed reforms to the international rules governing cross-border access to e-evidence for the purpose of criminal investigations.

Endangered lawyers

The European Parliament is holding a hearing on attacks against lawyers: an increasingly persecuted profession worldwide.