The General Principles of EU Law

Paperback | July 7, 2007

byTakis Tridimas

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The European Court of Justice has profoundly influenced the development of the legal order of the European Community through the elaboration of unwritten general principles of law. The general principles derive from the fundamental values underlying the national legal systems.This fully revised and updated Second Edition of The General Principles of EU Law provides a detailed and systematic analysis of the general principles as applied by the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, and as they are influenced by political and legislative developments.It assesses the impact of the EU Constitution on the European polity and the protection of Community rights in national courts. Tridimas highlights the various functions of the general principles, the diverse contexts in which they are employed, and the varying degrees of judicial scrutiny that theyentail, focussing on principles including subsidiarity, equality, proportionality, fundamental rights, and the right to a hearing.

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The European Court of Justice has profoundly influenced the development of the legal order of the European Community through the elaboration of unwritten general principles of law. The general principles derive from the fundamental values underlying the national legal systems.This fully revised and updated Second Edition of The General...

Takis Tridimas is Sir John Lubbock Professor of Banking Law, and Head of the International Financial Law Unit, Queen Mary, University of London at Queen Mary, University of London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.5 inPublished:July 7, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of CasesTable of Legislation1. The General Principles of Law in the European Union Legal Order2. The Principle of Equality3. The Principle of Proportionality: Review of Community Measures4. The Principle of Proportionality: Relationship with Competence and Subsidiarity5. The Principle of Proportionality: Review of National Measures6. Legal Certainty and Protection of Legitimate Expectations7. Fundamental Rights8. The Rights of Defence9. The Principle of EffectivenessLiability of Community Institutions11. State Liability for Breach of EU Law12. ConclusionsBibliographyIndex