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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Empirical Views on European Gambling Law and Addiction


ISBN13: 9783319023052
Published: February 2014
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99



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This book analyses the voluminous and meandering case law on gambling of the Court of Justice from an empirical perspective. It offers a comprehensive overview of the legal situation of gambling services in the EU Single Market. Additionally, the book presents the current state of research on gambling addiction. It then seeks to answer the central research question as to what extent the views of the Court of Justice on gambling find support in empirical evidence. The Court of Justice granted exceptionally wide discretion to the Member States due to a so-called 'peculiar nature' of games of chance. With the margin of appreciation having played a key role, the book inquires whether the Court of Justice followed the principles and criteria that normally steer the use of this doctrine. Noting the Court's special approach, the book elaborates on its causes and consequences. Throughout the book, the approach of the Court of Justice is contrasted with that of its sister court, the EFTA Court. Finally, the potential role of the precautionary principle and of EU fundamental rights in the area of gambling law is examined. Situated at the intersection of law and science, this book seeks to bridge the legal and scientific perspectives and the unique vocabularies common to each. It illustrates the direct relevance of science and empirical research for court cases and policy making. And it contrasts science-informed policy making with the on-going morality discourse on gambling.

Subjects:
EU Law
Contents:
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Foreword
List of Abbreviations
1. Introduction
Part I Gambling in the EU: Legal Framework
2. National Gambling Regulation: National, International and European Constraints
3. The General Law on EU Fundamental Freedoms and the Conditions of Their Restrictions
4. Further Relevant Provisions for EU Gambling Law
5. Results of Part I
Part II Analysis of the EU Gambling Case Law
6. Scope of Application in EU Gambling Law
7. Justification Grounds in EU Gambling Law
8. The Use of the Margin of Appreciation in EU Gambling Law
9. Proportionality Review in EU Gambling Law
10. Excursus: Precautionary Principle in EU Gambling Law
11. Excursus: EU Fundamental Rights in EU Gambling Law
12. Epilogue
Index.