The Advocate General and EC Law

Hardcover | April 15, 2007

byNoreen Burrows, Rosa Greaves

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The prominence of the Advocate General is one of the most distinctive, and controversial, features of the European Court of Justice. The Advocate General and EC Law is the first comprehensive study of the Advocate General and his role in the development of EC Law. The book examines thehistory of the role, the questions over its future, and the role's importance in the procedures of the Court. The book also analyses the contribution of some of the most influential Advocates General to the development of specific aspects of Community law, including Francis Jacobs on intellectual property, Walter van Gerven on discrimination and Jean Pierre Warner on competition procedure. The bookexplores the contributions of a range of Advocates General to specific principles of Community Law, including state liability and direct effect.

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The prominence of the Advocate General is one of the most distinctive, and controversial, features of the European Court of Justice. The Advocate General and EC Law is the first comprehensive study of the Advocate General and his role in the development of EC Law. The book examines thehistory of the role, the questions over its futur...

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
Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:April 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199299005

ISBN - 13:9780199299003

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPart I: The Advocate General as a member of the ECJ2. The Place of the Advocate General in the procedure of the European Community Courts3. The Advocate General and Human Rights StandardsPart II: Selected Advocates General and specific areas of Community law4. The First Advocate General- Maurice Lagrange5. Walter van Gerven and the Principle of Equal Treatment of Men and Women6. Advocate General Jacobs' Opinions and Intellectual Property Law7. Advocate General Jean Pierre Warner and EC Competition LawPart III: Some fundamental concepts of Community Law and the Opinions of Advocates General8. The Advocates General and the Development of the Principle of Direct Effect9. The Contribution of Advocates General to the Development of the Principle of State Liability in the European Community's Legal Order10. The Advocates General and the Concept of Citizenship11. Conclusion