European Lawyers Day – 25 October 2020 – Continuity of justice and respect of human rights in times of pandemic


European Lawyers’ Day (ELD) is a day that highlights the essential role that lawyers plays as actors in the judicial system and their contribution to the protection of the rule of law. ELD has been celebrated since 2014. Lawyers
defend the rule of law by acting against unlawful situations and defending citizens’ rights. The rule of law is, together with human rights, a cornerstone of European democracy.