The European Union and Its Court of Justice / Edition 2

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This book analyses the Court's place in the institutional architecture of the European Union and its contribution to the constitutionalization of the Union and the development of the Union's substantive law. The book will be of interest to anyone concerned with the development of the European Union and the role of the Court in that process.
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"The value of Arnull's work lies in its clear approach to the important questions of substantive and constitutional Community law through an examination of the Court's case law in a single volume. ... Arnull touches upon all the current problems relating to the Court's role in the development of Community law and now even European Union law. In this respect, the book will prove to be of interest to practitioners and scholars in the field of European law."--Columbia Journal of European Law

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"Easy to understand; suitable for undergraduate students, up-to-date and well-developed"--Dr K Bromek-Broc, University of Hull

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"A solid work in the genre and should be available to any researcher in EU legal and political in references to cases and to secondary material."--CHOICE

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199258857
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 9/29/2006
  • Series: Oxford European Community Law Library Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Arnull is Wragge Professor of European Law, University of Birmingham. He was formerly Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities and is currently a member of the JUSTICE Expert Panel on Human Rights in the European Union.

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Table of Contents

1 Europe's judges 3
2 Infringement proceedings 34
3 The action for annulment 53
4 The preliminary rulings procedure 95
5 The judicial architecture of the union 138
6 Treaty provisions and national law 159
7 Direct effect and community acts 184
8 Direct effect, primacy and the national courts 253
9 European rights, national remedies 267
10 General principles of law and fundamental rights 335
11 The free movement of goods 393
12 The free movement of workers 442
13 The right of establishment and freedom to provide services 462
14 Towards citizenship 501
15 Equal treatment for men and women 533
16 Interpretation and the limits of literalism 607
17 The normative status of the case law 622
18 Judging Europe's judges 639
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