Lawyering Europe : European law as a transnational social field

Lawyering Europe : European law as a transnational social field

Lawyering Europe : European law as a transnational social field

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Bruno de Witte, Antoine Vauchez
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford United Kingdom : Portland, Oregon : Hart Pub., 2013
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Modern studies in European law, v. 37.
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Short Description

VIII, 297 pages ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Lawyering Europe : European law as a transnational social field is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon Hart Pub.
  • Responsable Person: edited by Antoine Vauchez and Bruno de Witte.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2013
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE947
  • Dewey Code: 349.4
  • ISBN: 9781849463782 1849463786
  • OCLC: 813931777

Main Contents

Introduction. Euro-lawyering, transnational social fields and European polity-building / Antoine Vauchez
“Ten majestic figures in long Amaranth robes” : the formation of the Court of Justice of the European Communities / Antonin Cohen
The role of legal services in the elaboration of European legislation / Jean Paul Jacque?
From the margins on the European legal field : the governments' agents and their influence on the development of European Union Law / Marie-Pierre Granger
Courts united? : On European judicial networks / Maartje de Visser and Monica Claes
European Union law : a unified academic discipline? / Bruno de Witte
The ECHR and the birth of (European) human rights law as an academic discipline / Ste?phanie Hennette-Vauchez
Where have all the lawyers gone? : Structures and transformations of top European Commission officials' legal training / Didier Georgakakis and Marine de Lassalle
The creation of institutional expertise at the European Parliament : legal and political resources of the members of the Constitutional Affairs Committee / Laurent Godmer and Guillaume Marrel
Law and lawyers in the Brussels world of commercial consultants / Christian Lahusen
The power of legal knowledge in the reform of fundamental law : the case of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights / Mikael Rask Madsen
Soft law and the rule of law in the European Union : revision or redundancy? / Mark Dawson
Eurolegalism and the European legal field / R. Daniel Kelemen
Opportunities and limits of a weak field : lawyers and the genesis of a field of European economic power / Yves Dezalay.

Summary Note

This volume seeks to promote a deeper understanding of European law as a social and political phenomenon by shedding light on the lawyers and communities of lawyers involved in the European integration process.

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