European Union Law (9th edition)

ISBN : 9780198758525

Margot Horspool; Matthew Humphreys; Michael Wells-Greco
664 ページ
171 x 246 mm
Core Texts Series

Providing wide-ranging coverage and clear explanations, European Union Law is a trusted guide to the subject with a no-fuss style. Written in its trademark concise prose, the text distils complex ideas without sacrificing academic integrity. Focusing on the key debates surrounding EU law, this is the book for the thinking student; critiquing and applying the law throughout to give a contextual approach to the subject. Students are invited to consider the key concepts in the law and to think for themselves with self-test questions and numerous suggestions for further reading. This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features a range of resources including updates to the law, an interactive map and timeline showing the development of the EU, and archive video footage from the European Commission.


1 Introduction
2 The constitutional base of the Union
3 The institutions of the Union
4 The European Courts: composition, functions, jurisdiction
preliminary rulings
5 The Union legal system
6 General principles of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
7 Doctrine of European Union law: direct effect, supremacy, state liability for breach of Union law and other remedies
8 Public Enforcement of Union law (Articles 258-260 TFEU)
review of legality and damages (Articles 263, 265, 268, 277 and 340(2) TFEU)
9 Free movement of goods (I): the abolition of customs duties and internal taxation
10 Free movement of goods (II): quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect
11 Free movement of services: the freedom to provide and receive services
12 Citizenship and free movement of persons: workers and establishment
13 Citizenship and free movement rights: beyond economic links
14 Competition law and policy
15 Environmental law and policy
16 Discrimination law: from sex discrimination in employment law to a general equality principle