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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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European Union Law 2nd ed

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Edited by: Alina Kaczorowska

ISBN13: 9780415582537
Published: September 2010
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780415582469

Now in its second edition, EU Law has been fully revised and updated following the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009.

It now contains entirely new chapters on the Protection of Human Rights in the EU; the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and the Common Foreign and Security Policy. Specifically written to give law students detailed and up-to-date knowledge of all the main areas of EU law, the book provides an in-depth and detailed examination of, and commentary on the areas of institutional and of substantive EU law forming the syllabus of standard academic courses on EU law.

Unlike other texts this book successfully combines authoritative text with case summaries and judgments, these being highlighted in colour tinted boxes for easy identification. The author identifies the relevant points and key facts of the leading cases and discusses the judgments in detail, often in the light of subsequent developments.

Student-friendly features include:

  • short summaries at the beginning of each chapter outlining the topics and concepts covered
  • an aide-memoire at the end of each chapter to highlight and reflect upon the main points
  • recommended reading at the end of each chapter to facilitate further research
  • a full colour map identifying EU Member States (with accession dates) and candidate states

This book is an essential resource for those studying EU law on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses

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1. The History of European Integration.
2. Values and objectives of the EU including the creation of an area of Freedom, Security and Justice.
3. Membership of the EU.
4. Competences of the EU.
5. The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).
6. The institutional framework of the EU.
7. Legislative procedures in the EU.
8. Sources of EU law.
9. The protection of human rights in the EU.
10. Preliminary rulings: Article 267 TFEU.
11. Direct applicability of EU law.
12. Direct effect of EU law.
13. Supremacy of EU law.
14. Liability of a Member State for damage caused to individuals by an infringement of EU law.
15. Enforcement of EU law – actions against Member States.
16. Direct actions against EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies.
17. An introduction to the internal market of the EU.
18. The customs union and the prohibition of customs duties and all charges having equivalent effect to customs duties (CEE).
19. Discriminatory internal taxation.
20. Quantitative restrictions (QRs) and measures having equivalent effect on imports and exports (MEQRs) – Articles 34 and 35 TFEU.
21. Article 36 TFEU.
22. Citizenship of the EU.
23. Free movement of workers.
24. The right of establishment (Articles 43–48 TFEU) and the right to supply and receive services (Articles 49–55 TFEU).
25. Exceptions to the free movement of persons.
26. Introduction to EU competition law.
27. Article 101 TFEU.
28. Article 102 TFEU.
29. Merger control.
30. Enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU.