The European Union and its Court of Justice

Paperback | June 22, 2006

byAnthony Arnull

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The European Court of Justice has played a major role in the development of what is now the European Union, but the way the Court has used its powers have been highly controversial. The new edition of this book examines the contribution of the Court in shaping the legal framework within which the EU operates. It considers the Court's place among the Union's institutions; its organization and working methods; what its powers are; how it has used those powers to resolve important questions of both constitutional and substantive law; and certain general questions relating to its overall approach. Throughout, the implications of the Union's Constitutional Treaty, signed by the Member States in Rome in October 2004 are taken fully into account.

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The European Court of Justice has played a major role in the development of what is now the European Union, but the way the Court has used its powers have been highly controversial. The new edition of this book examines the contribution of the Court in shaping the legal framework within which the EU operates. It considers the Court's p...

Anthony Arnull is Professor of European Law and Director of the Institute of European Law at the University of Birmingham. In 1994 he was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair by the European Commission. Professor Arnull is joint Editor of the European Law Review and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Cambridge Yearbook of European Leg...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.57 inPublished:June 22, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199258856

ISBN - 13:9780199258857

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Table of Contents

The Court and its jurisdiction1. Europe's Judges2. Infringement Proceedings3. The Action for Anulment4. The Preliminary Rulings Procedure5. The judicial architecture of the UnionThe Court and the legal order6. Treaty provisions and National Law7. Direct effect and Community acts8. Direct effect, primacy and the national courts9. European Rights, National Remedies10. General Principles of Law and Fundamental RightsThe Court and the substansive law11. The free movement of goods12. The free movement of workers13. The right of establishment and freedom to provide services14. Towards citizenship15. Equal treatment for men and womenThe Court and its general approach16. Interpretation and the limits of lieralism17. The normative status of the case law18. Judging Europe's JudgesSelect bibliographyIndex

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`a solid work in the genre and should be available to any researcher in EU legal and political affairs ... rich in references to cases and to secondary material.' J.H. Eastby, CHOICE Dec. 2000, Vol.38, No.4.