EU Law Directions (7th edition)

ISBN : 9780198853909

Nigel Foster
568 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Aug 2020
Directions series
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The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: - Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly - Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear - Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law - Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence - Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place your students can aspire to take their learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further Online resources This text is also accompanied by free online resources, including: - Self-test questions with instant feedback to consolidate your learning - Suggested approaches to end of chapter questions to help you perfect your technique - Study and exam tips to support your preparation - A timeline of key moments in EU legal history to give you a contextual overview of the subject This book is accompanied by extra Brexit materials online.


Part 1: Institutional Law
1 The establishment and development of the European Union
2 The Union institutions
3 Transfer of powers, competences and law-making
4 Sources and forms of EU law
5 Supremacy of EU law
Part 2: Procedural Actions, Enforcement, and Remedies in EU Law
6 The preliminary ruling (Article 267 TFEU)
7 Treaty enforcement actions against member states
8 Remedies: direct and indirect effects and state liability
9 Direct actions before the European Court of Justice
Part 3: Substantive Law
10 Free movement of goods I: tariff & tax barriers
11 Free movement of goods II: non-tariff barriers
12 Free movement of persons
13 An introduction to EU competition policy and law
14 Discrimination law
15 Brexit

About the author: 

Nigel Foster, FRSA, is the LLM Degree Academic Director at Robert Kennedy College, Zurich and Visiting Professor of European Law at the Europa-Institut, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarland. He has extensive experience teaching and examining EU law. His other OUP publications include Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation, Foster on EU Law, Concentrate Q&A on EU Law, and German Legal System and Laws.

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