December 2

New “Law of Public Safety”

It has been three days since the presentation of the draft of the very controversial “Law of Public Safety” in the Council of Ministers. It is a reform that has left few people indifferent, since it affects acts such as insults to public authority or demonstrations without permission before the Congress, that may soon be.

November 8

“Transformation” of the Spanish Criminal Code

As you may already know, on the 20th of September a draft for a reform of the Spanish Penal Code was published, which, according to Minister for Justice, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, promises to “transform” this branch of the Spanish legal system. The text covers a multitude of facets of criminal law, although its most distinctive feature.