What you should know now

  • What the jurisdiction of the ECJ is.
  • The arguments for and against the ECJ activism and input in the European integration.
  • The importance of the ECJ in the institutional setting of the EU.

Further Reading

Beach, D. (2005). Why governments comply. Journal of European Public Policy, 12:1, 113-142.

Chalmers, D., Davies, G., Monti, G. (2010). European Union Law (2nd ed.). Cambridge: CUP.

Fairhurst J. (2010). Law of the European Community (8th ed). Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.

Piris, J. (2010). The Lisbon Treaty: A Legal and Political Analysis. Cambridge: CUP.

Reestman, J. (2005). Primacy of Union law. European Constitutional Law Review, 1(1), 104-107.

Wincott, D. (1995). The role of law or the rule of the Court of Justice? An ‘institutional’ account of judicial politics in the European Community. Journal of European Public Policy 2(4), 583-602.

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