Featuring contributions from renowned scholars,
A Companion to European Union Law and International Law presents a comprehensive and authoritative collection of essays that addresses all of the most important topics on European Union and international law.
Integrates the fields of European Union law and international law, revealing both the similarities and differences
Features contributions from renowned scholars in the fields of EU law and international law
Covers a broad range of topical issues, including trade, institutional decision-making, the European Court of Justice, democracy, human rights, criminal law, the EMU, and many others
Anna Soedersten is a Research Associate at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, and a former researcher at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS) in Stockholm. Dennis Patterson is Board of Governors Professor of Law and Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Jersey; Chair in Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory, European University Institute, Florence; and Chair in Jurisprudence and International Trade at Swansea University, Wales, U.K. He has published widely in legal theory, commercial and trade law.
Contributors viii Preface x Abbreviations xii Part I International Law and EU Law 1 1 Sui Generis? The European Union as an International Organization 3 Jan Klabbers 2 The Nature of International Law 16 Anna Soedersten and Dennis Patterson 3 The Development of European Integration and EU Constitutional Reform 26 Michael Dougan 4 The Relationship between EU Law and International Law 42 Katja S. Ziegler 5 The Effect of EU Law 62 Anthony Arnull Part II EU Political Institutions and Decision Making 81 6 EU Competences 83 Paul Craig 7 The Decision Making Process 95 Bruno de Witte 8 The European Union and Executive Power 109 Deirdre Curtin 9 New Modes of Governance 119 Mark Dawson 10 The European Union and Democracy 136 John Erik Fossum Part III The Court 153 11 EU Procedural Law 155 Andrea Biondi and Ravi Mehta 12 The Court of Justice of the European Union as a Self Made Statesman 166 Loic Azoulai and Zane Rasna a 13 The Preliminary Rulings Procedure 179 Allan Rosas Part IV Economic Dimensions of the European Union 193 14 The Construction of the Internal Market 195 Catherine Barnard 15 The Free Movement of Goods 205 Miguel Poiares Maduro and Pedro Caro de Sousa 16 Freedom of Establishment 217 Frank S. Benyon 17 Free Movement of Capital 229 Sideek M. Seyad 18 The European Economic Constitution and its Transformation Through the Financial Crisis 242 Christian Joerges 19 European Private Law 262 Hans Wolfgang Micklitz 20 Consumer Protection 285 Stephen Weatherill 21 The Economic and Monetary Union 296 Roland Bieber 22 EU Competition Law in a Global Context 315 Giorgio Monti 23 EU State Aids Law 334 Piet Jan Slot 24 Statecraft, States, and the Regulation of Commerce 357 Ari Afilalo Part V The European Union and the External World 371 25 EU External Relations and the Law 373 Marise Cremona 26 Common Foreign, Security, and Defense Policy 394 Ramses A. Wessel 27 EU Law and International Humanitarian Law 413 Marco Sassoli and Djemila Carron 28 Emergence of EU Maritime Law 427 Bar Soyer Part VI Human Rights, Social Issues, and the Environment 439 29 International Human Rights Law 441 Martin Scheinin 30 The European Union and Human Rights 458 Sionaidh Douglas Scott 31 The European Union and Social Policy 479 Silvana Sciarra 32 EU Citizenship 491 Elspeth Guild 33 The International Law of Economic Migration 506 Joel P. Trachtman 34 EU Immigration and Asylum Law 519 Steve Peers 35 International Criminal Law 534 Roger S. Clark 36 EU Criminal Law 547 Valsamis Mitsilegas 37 EU Environmental Law 568 Maria Lee Index 588 Table of Cases Alphabetical 598 Table of Cases Numerical 608