The Law on Languages: When Our Attempts at Europeanness Go Too Far

The Law on Languages: When Our Attempts at Europeanness Go Too Far

A potentially damaging blow to the law on languages came from an unlikely source. In a recent leak, the Venice Commission, the constitutional law advisory body of the Council of Europe, outlined major issues with the law on languages.  According to the Venice Commission, the law goes too far in “promoting multiethnic and multilingual interconnectedness of the judicial system.” The…