These essays, written in honour of retired ECJ judge Pernilla Lindh, reflect on the development of courts and judging in the EU since the founding of the Union. In particular they focus on recent reforms and proposals aimed at further increasing public confidence and democratic accountability throughout the EU judicial system.
Pascal Cardonnel is a Legal Secretary at the European Court of Justice. Allan Rosas is a Judge at the European Court of Justice. Nils Wahl is a Judge at the General Court of the European Union.
PART I THE EUROPEAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM 1. The Court of Justice of the European Union: A Judiciary in a Constant State of Transformation Vassilios Skouris 2. Multilevel Judicial Co-operation Christiaan Timmermans 3. Private Parties' Access to the Courts of Regional Economic Integration Organisations: A Comparative Analysis Marc Jaeger 4. From Diplomacy to Judicialisation? - Some Thoughts on EU-Swiss Relations Carl Baudenbacher 5. 20 Years On: Some Reflections on the European Economic Area Judicial Mechanism Sven Norberg 6. A Special Relationship: The EU and the Hague Conference on Private International Law Joerg Pirrung 7. Subsidiarity as a Legal Concept David Edward 8. The National Judge as EU Judge: Opinion 1/09 Allan Rosas 9. Issues of EU Law raised by National Courts of their Own Motion Aindrias O Caoimh 10. Some Reflections on Mutual Recognition in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice Lars Bay Larsen 11. Administrative Law as a Key to Market Integration? Joergen Hettne 12. French Administrative Courts and Union Law Jean-Claude Bonichot 13. Preliminary References and Swedish Courts: What Explains the Continuing Restrictive Attitude? Ulf Bernitz 14. The Swedish Market Court Christer H:son Fallenius PART II CITIZENSHIP AND FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS 15. Apropos European Citizenship: The Right to Move and Reside Freely Jose Narciso da Cunha Rodrigues 16. 'Civis Europaeus Sum': From the Cross-border Link to the Status of Citizen of the Union Koen Lenaerts 17. Zambrano, An Unexpected Ruling Paolo Mengozzi 18. Citizenship and Fundamental Rights - Pandora's Box or a Natural Step Towards Maturity? Eleanor Sharpston 19. The European Arrest Warrant: The Impact of the Charter Fidelma Macken 20. The Scope of Application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the Member States Heidi Kaila 21. The Charter and the Future Contours of EU Social and Employment Law Siofra O'Leary 22. How is the EU Concept of Discrimination Implemented and Applied in Sweden? Anna Falk 23. Age Discrimination - Four Nordic Cases Martin Johansson PART III PROCEDURE AND DUE PROCESS 24. Thoughts on Proportionality and Coherence in the Jurisprudence of the Court of Justice Thomas von Danwitz 25. Unlimited Jurisdiction: What Does it Mean Today? Alexander Arabadjiev 26. Due Process in European Competition Procedure: A Fundamental Concept or a Mere Formality? Hans Henrik Lidgard 27. Rights of Defence in Cartel Proceedings: Some Ideas for Manageable Improvements Javier Ruiz Calzado and Gianni de Stefano 28. The Technische Glaswerke Ilmenau Ruling: A Step Backwards forTransparency in EU Competition Cases? Olivier Speltdoorn 29. Transparency - An Everlasting Challenge for the European Union Virpi Tiili