European Union Law (10th edition)

Margot Horspool; Matthew Humphreys; Michael Wells-Greco
Core Texts Series

Helps students to understand EU law then inspires them to take their learning further; succinct coverage of EU law accompanied by self-test questions and further reading. An ideal text for those new to the subject and those pursuing further study.


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 Doctrines 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


Margot Horspool is Emeritus Professor of European and Comparative Law at the University of Surrey and Professorial Fellow at the BIICL, London. She is also a Professor at the University of Notre Dame.; Professor Matthew Humphreys is Professor and Head of School of Law at Royal Holloway University of London. He is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Matthew was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours list 2011 for services to the community in central London. ; Michael Wells-Greco is Assistant Professor in International and European Law at the University of Maastricht and Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys.