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First woman president of the Hellenic Republic takes office

Katerina Sakellaropoulos was sworn in today as president of the Hellenic Republic.

The moderate, progressive, rights-oriented jurist is the first woman to hold the country's highest office and was until her election in parliament serving as president (again the first woman) of the Council of State, the country's supreme administrative court.

Small ‘Revolutions’ Show Greece is Still a Changing Society

On Sakellaropoulou's desk, directly behind the speaker, who was giving a long-winded speech, was a picture of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her face stamped on a memorabilia coffee cup. The 86-year-old US Supreme Court judge is a global icon for women's rights and liberal causes generally.

US Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Photo: EPA-EFE/TANNEN MAURY

What are the consequences of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina's ruling?

Constitutional Law Professor Vladan Kutlesic believes that from the point of view of law there is no possibility to challenge the decision of the Constitutional Court in Sarajevo that agricultural land in Republika Srpska is Bosnia-Herzegovina's property, but adds that the decision changes the provisions of the Dayton Agreement.

Facebook and Google Demand in Court Limited Access of Authorities to User Data

The big IT companies demand to restrict authorities' access to user data. Reports Kaldata. 

The American Facebook, Google, Apple, and other IT companies have called on the US Supreme Court to seek to restrict law enforcement access to consumer privacy. That's what The Verge reported.