Legal Issues of the Amsterdam Treaty

Legal Issues of the Amsterdam Treaty

By: Patrick M. Twomey (editor), David O'Keeffe (editor), Lord Slynn of Hadley (preface_author)Paperback

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Originating in the June 1998 joint conference of the United Kingdom Association for European Law (UKAEL) and the University Association for Contemporary Studies (UACES) and edited by David O'Keeffe and Patrick Twomey,this book brings together a collection of essays that offer critical insights into the institutional and substantive changes to the European Community and Union resulting from the Treaty of Amsterdam. With a preface by Lord Slynn of Hadley, the collection includes essays based on the conference presentations of Joseph Weiler, Anthony Arnull, Alan Dashwood, Franklin Dehousse, Hans Ulrich Jessurun d'Oliveira and Laurens Jan Brinkhorst and some twenty other essays offering the reflections and criticisms of leading academics in the field as well as the unique insights of contributors working within the Community institutions.

About Author

Patrick Twomey is a lecturer in law at the University of Nottingham David O'Keeffe is Professor of European Law at University College London.


Constitutional issues: prologue - Amsterdam and the quest for constitutional democracy, Joseph Weiler; "If I'd wanted you to understand I would have explained it better" - what is the purpose of the provisions on closer co-operation introduced by the Treaty of Amsterdam?, Stephen Weatherill; Amsterdam and the continuing search for community, Ian Ward; reflections on the architecture of the European Union after the Treaty of Amsterdam, Laurence W. Gormley; the fundamental principle of open decision-making and EU (political) citizenship, Deirdre M. Curtin; the IGC process and results, Franklin Dehousse. The institutions: taming the beast? - the Treaty of Amsterdam and the Court of Justice, Anthony Arnull; the European Parliament and treaty reform - building blocks and stumbling blocks, Kieran St C. Bradley. Internal market issues: the new parameters of European labour law, Erika Szyszczak; the employment title in the Amsterdam Treaty - a multi-language legal discourse, Silvana Sciarra; the Amsterdam Treaty - an environmental perspective, Richard Macrory; competition policy and public services in EC law after the Maastricht and Amsterdam treaties, Leo Flynn. External relations: external relations provisions of the Amsterdam Treaty, Alan Dashwood; external economic relations and the Amsterdam Treaty, Marise Cremona; the European Union after Amsterdam - an organization with general human rights competence?, Dominic McGoldrick. The area of freedom, security and justice: can the leopard change its spots? - visas, immigration and asylum following Amsterdam, David O'Keefe; the area of freedom, security and justice with regard to the UK, Ireland and Denmark - the "opt-in opt-outs" under the Treaty of Amsterdam, Martin Hedemann-Robinson; an area of freedom, security and justice - bogged down by compromise, Monica den Boer; the role of national parliaments in the creation of the area of freedom, security and justice - an Italian point of view, Fabio Evangelisti; putting Europe's house in order - racism, race discrimination and xenophobia after the Treaty of Amsterdam, Tamara K. Hervey; constructing a secure space - the area of freedom, security and justice, Patrick Twomey. Non-discrimination and nationality: Article 6a through the looking glass of union citizenship, Catherine Barnard; nationality and the European Union after Amsterdam, Hans Ulrich Jessurun d'Oliveira.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781841130026
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 500
  • ID: 9781841130026
  • weight: 829
  • ISBN10: 1841130028

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