European Union Law by Margot HorspoolEuropean Union Law by Margot Horspool

European Union Law

byMargot Horspool, Matthew Humphreys

Paperback | August 8, 2014

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EU Law is part of the Core Text Series, a range of textbooks from OUP which provide focused and reliable guides for students of law at all levels. Written with authority by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these invaluable texts provide a straightforward analysis of thesubject and its challenges.Noted for its clear and direct writing style, the eighth edition of EU Law provides a systematic overview of the European institutions and offers thorough, wide ranging coverage of the key substantive law topics, including separate chapters on discrimination, competition and environmental law. Incisive analysis of the governing themes and principles of EU law is consistently delivered in a concise and easy-to-read format, while chapter summaries, critical questions, and further reading suggestions help to guide the reader through the subject and support further research.This text is also accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre ( which features a range of resources including updates to the law, an interactive map and timeline showing the development of the EU, and archive video footage from the EuropeanCommission.
Margot Horspool is Emeritus Professor of European and Comparative Law, University of Surrey, and Professorial Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London. Matthew Humphreys is Professor of Law and Acting Dean, Faculty of Business and Law, Kingston University. He is also Professor at the University of N...
Title:European Union LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:688 pagesPublished:August 8, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199685614

ISBN - 13:9780199685615


Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The constitutional base of the Union3. The institutions of the Union4. The European Courts: composition, functions, jurisdiction; preliminary rulings5. The Union legal system6. General principles of law7. Doctrine of European Union law: direct effect, supremacy, state liability for breach of Union law and other remedies8. Public Enforcement of Union law (Articles 258-260 TFEU); review of legality and damages (Articles 263, 265, 268, 277 and 340(2) TFEU)9. Free movement of goods (I): the abolition of customs duties and internal taxation10. Free movement of goods (II): quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect11. Free movement of services: the freedom to provide and receive services12. Citizenship and free movement of persons: workers and establishment13. Citizenship and free movement rights: beyond economic links14. Competition law and policy15. Environmental law and policy16. Discrimination law: from sex discrimination in employment law to a general equality principle

Editorial Reviews

"The new edition of Horspool and Humphreys' textbook offers an excellent overview of both the development and fundamental pillars of EU law as well as selected legal issues." --Jane Hofbauer, Lecturer and Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna