Constitutional law of the European Union

Constitutional law of the European Union

Constitutional law of the European Union

Law of Europe > Europe. Organization and integration law > Regional organization and integration (Europe) > The European Communities. Community law > Organization law. Constitution of the European Communities > Intergovernmental (Internal) relations. Community and member nations > Constitutional aspects of political integration

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Jean-Luc Laffineur
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2002
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/constitutional-law-of-the-european-union-54987/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

1, 553 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Constitutional law of the European Union is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Sionaidh Douglas-Scott.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 21 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE5076
  • Dewey Code: 341.2422
  • ISBN: 0582317177 9780582317178
  • OCLC: 49844261

Main Contents

1. The European Union in search of an identity
2. Institutional structures: legislative and executive
3. Law making and democracy in the EU
4. The division of power between the community and member states: embroyonic federalism?
5. The European courts: law, policy and judicial activism
6. Preliminary references under article 234: cooperative partnership or proto-federalism?
7. Supremacy, sovereignty and pluralism
8. Direct effect: foundation of the constitutional order?
9. Remedies in the national courts: the effectiveness of EC law on trial
10. Controlling the community institutions: judicial review
11. Controlling the community institutions: actions for damages
12. Controlling the member states
13. The EU and human rights
14. In search of union citizenship
15. A constitution for Europe?

Summary Note

This introduction to the constitutional and institutional law of the European Union takes a critical, contextual approach to European integration, looking to political theory, philosophy, international relations, as well as to law. In this way, it provides an understanding of the often complex EU processes. '''

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