The advocate general and EC law

The advocate general and EC law

The advocate general and EC law

Law of Europe > Regional organization and integration (Europe) > The European Communities. Community law > Organization law. Constitution of the European Communities > Community institutions and organs > General > Advocate-General. Avocats généraux. Generalanwalt. > Treaties and other international agreements. Conventions > Jurisdiction

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Noreen Burrows, Rosa Greaves
  • Biografical Information: Noreen Burrows is Jean Monnet Professor of European Law at the University of Glasgow and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Business and Social Sciences. Rosa Greaves is Professor of Law, University of Glasgow
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/the-advocate-general-and-ec-law/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XXV, 317 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The advocate general and EC law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Noreen Burrows and Rosa Greaves.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE5472
  • Dewey Code: 341.2422
  • ISBN: 9780199299003 0199299005
  • OCLC: 76797960

Main Contents

The place of the advocate general in the procedure of the European community courts
The advocate general and human rights standards
The first advocate general, Maurice Lagrange
Walter van Gerven and the principle of equal treatment of men and women
Advocate General Jacobs' opinions and intellectual property law
Advocate General Jean-Pierre Warner and EC competition law
The advocates general and the development of the principle of direct effect
The contribution of advocates general to the development of the principle of state liability in the European community's legal order
The advocates general and the concept of citizenship.

Summary Note

The prominence of the Advocate General is one of the most distinctive, and controversial, features of the European Court of Justice. This book is a study of the Advocate General and his role in the development of EC Law. It examines the history of the role, the questions over its future, and the role's importance in the procedures of the Court.

Table of Contents

Contents
Table of Cases VIII
1. Introduction 1
Part I: The Advocate General as a member of the ECJ
2. The place of the Advocate General in the procedure of the European Community Courts 19
3. The Advocate General and human rights standards 36
Part II: Selected Advocates General and specific areas of Community law
4. The first Advocate General, Maurice Lagrange 59
5. Walter van Gerven and the principle of equal treatment of men and women 89
6. Advocate General Jacobs' Opinions and intellectual property law 126
7. Advocate General Jean-Pierre Warner and EC Competition law 166
Part III: Some fundamental concepts of Community law and the Opinions of the Advocates General
8. The Advocates General and the development of the principle of direct effect 189
9. The contribution of Advocates General to the development of the principle of State liability in the European Community's legal order 215
10. The Advocates General and the concept of citizenship 263
11. Conclusion 289
Bibliography 308
Index 313

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