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  European Union law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Union is unique among international organisations in having a complex and highly developed system of internal law which has direct effect within the legal systems of its member states.
The European Community constitutes one of the 'three pillars' of the European Union and concerns the social and economic foundations of the single market.
It should be noted that the European Union recently drafted a constitution that must be ratified by the 25 member states before entering into force.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Union_Law   (939 words)

  
 European Union law - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Unlike other bodies of international law, it is generally recognized that European Union law overrides the national laws of its member states.
The first pieces of the European project were laid in 1951, with the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) by the Treaty of Paris.
In 2003, the Treaty of Accession 2003 of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia further expanded the treaties of the Union.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /e/eu/european_union_law.html   (1390 words)

  
 European Union Law
The European Union Law is an unique legal phenomenon developed in the process of European integration within the framework of the European Communities and the European Union; a result of the implementation of the supranational authority of the European institutions.
The authonomy of the European Union law is affirmed by a case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Communities.
The European Community law (the EC law) is the core of the European Union law and the European communities law.
eulaw.edu.ru /english/papers/eu_law.htm   (941 words)

  
 OSSCSC: European Union Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
European law (including the European Treaties and regulations and directive made under powers in those Treaties) sometimes give individuals direct rights to benefit in member states (including the United Kingdom) and sometimes lay down general laws applying to all benefits.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that national authorities (including the Secretaries of State, the Inland Revenue and local authorities) are expected to follow the national law.
Where a question of the interpretation of a provision in a European Union Treaty, regulation or directive is raised in a case before the Commissioners, a Commissioner may, if it is considered that the question is necessary to enable the Commissioner to give judgment, request a ruling from the European Court of Justice.
www.osscsc.gov.uk /aboutus/eulaw.htm   (241 words)

  
 IFLR: Researching European Union Law
The European Union (EU) is an supranational organization currently composed of 25 European countries who have decided to cooperate on a number of issues (economic, monetary, security, etc.) and adopt uniform laws.
European Parliament is composed of Representatives directly elected by the populations of the Member States.
European Research Papers Archive is a collection of working papers from many research institutions specializing in the area of European integration.
www.law.berkeley.edu /library/classes/iflr/europeanunion.html   (3804 words)

  
 European Union Law - UofM Law School
The European Union (EU) is a supranational organization composed of many European countries that have decided to cooperate on a number of issues (economic, monetary, security, etc.) and adopt uniform laws.
The European Parliament (http://www.europarl.eu.int/home/default_en.htm) is composed of Representatives directly elected by the populations of the Member States.
The primary sources of law are the founding (or constitutive) treaties (from the ESCS Treaty of 1957 to the Maastricht Treaty of 1992).
www.law.umn.edu /library/tools/pathfinders/euguide.htm   (2642 words)

  
 European Union Law, UK law Online
European law was incorporated into UK law (here no distinction need be drawn between the different jurisdictions within the UK) by the European Communities Act 1972.
The effect of section 2 is that European law must be considered to be a valid and binding source of UK law.
The primary source of European law is the Treaties, which are the basis of the European Union.
www.leeds.ac.uk /law/hamlyn/european.htm   (1486 words)

  
 European Union Law quiz -- free game
European law contains a number of "General Principles" that the Courts look at in making their decisions.
In our domestic law in England we are "dualist" and not "monist" in our approach to international law (such as EU law).
The European Union has a series of "freedoms" that are a foundation to the Union's law.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=135997&origin=   (269 words)

  
 LLRX.com - European Union Law: An Integrated Guide to Electronic and Print Research
It is now the main constituent document of the European Union and sets forth the institutional and political arrangements of “the new Europe.” It added a new treaty alongside the Treaty Establishing the European Community.
A European Union statutory text is considered Secondary Legislation within the legal framework of the EU, with the treaties serving as the Primary Legislation.
The treaties establishing the European Union the Court of Justice for the obvious purpose of interpreting and enforcing the EC/EU treaties, and it is apparent that there could be no relief for alleged human rights violations by supranational Union institutions within the framework of a commercial and economic organization..
www.llrx.com /features/eulaw.htm   (4053 words)

  
 NYU Law - Library, European Union Research
A meeting of the European Council brings together the Heads of State or Government of the Member States of the European Union and the President of the European Commission.
Bulletin of the European Union (formerly Bulletin of the European Communities) is useful for tracking the legislative process and gathering citations to documents, but it is slow to be published.
Treaty on European Union, 1997 O.J. Treaty Establishing the European Community, 2002 O.J. Consolidated Versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty Establishing the European Community/European Union.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/euguide.html   (6306 words)

  
 European Union Research Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The European Research Papers Archive (ERPA), at http://eiop.or.at/erpa/, is a database of almost 800 working papers on European Integration, funded by the Commission of the EU.
EU law is enforced by the European Court of Justice, the European Court of First Instance, and by courts of the member states.
Therefore, the case law of the ECHR is of some importance in the evolution of EU law.
www.law.indiana.edu /library/services/eur_uni.shtml   (2604 words)

  
 730-374 European Union Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It will be stressed that the European Union has its roots squarely in the legal family of the civil law, and this is reflected in the structure and operation.
The Institutional Structure of the Union: the composition of the various Community bodies: the Council of the European Union, the Commission, the European Parliament; the European Union Court of Justice; and various auxiliary bodies; the inter-action between these institutions in the law-making process of the Union.
The formal sources of Union Law: the role of the Treaty in its relation to the tradition of code-based law in the six founding members of the Union.
www.unimelb.edu.au /HB/1999/subjects/730-374.html   (351 words)

  
 EUROPEAN  UNION  LAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to Europa, the portal site of the European Union (http://europa.eu.int), the principal objectives of the EU are establishing European citizenship, ensuring freedom, security, and justice, promoting economic and social progress, and asserting Europe’s role in the world.
EU law is found in the basic treaties and annexes (as amended), secondary legislation promulgated by EU institutions, and court decisions construing the treaties and legislation.
Archive of European Integration http://aei.pitt.edu/ From University of Pittsburgh: "The AEI is an electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification.
library.law.smu.edu /resguide/eu.htm   (1150 words)

  
 European Union Law Seminar
This seminar is in two parts: the first being an examination of the fundamentals of EU law.
As the evaluation will be by means of a paper, each student will be required to produce a paper on a topic in European law of his/her choice, subject to approval; it is expected that each student’s presentation will be on the topic of his/her paper.
This seminar is also available for A and B papers, but A paper candidates must submit an outline by the end of September and a draft by Thanksgiving.
www.lclark.edu /dept/lawreg/law575.html   (109 words)

  
 SOSIG: European Union Law
Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Union
European Circuit of the Bar of England and Wales
Social Construction of the Acquis Communautaire: a Cornerstone of the European Edifice by Knud Erik Jorgensten (1999)
www.sosig.ac.uk /roads/subject-listing/World-cat/eurlaw.html   (443 words)

  
 University of Denver College of Law: Home Page
European Union Law - Winter, 2005 - 2006
David Edward, former member of the European Union's highest court -- the European Court of Justice -- from 1992-2004, with Don Smith (right).
The video series forms a core part of the EU Law and Policy courses offered by the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
www.law.du.edu /donsmith   (192 words)

  
 European Union Law I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first part of the course is designed to provide students with an introduction and a clear understanding of the foundations of the European legal order.
The aim is to provide students with the tools necessary to recognise and apply European Community (EC) law within the context of the European Union (EU).
The module includes the study of the history and development of the EC/EU, the institutional framework, sources of Community law and law-making procedures, the relationship between EC/EU law and national law and finally the different means of enforcing Community law before the European Courts and national courts.
www.nuigalway.ie /law/Courses/european_union_pech.html   (159 words)

  
 European Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
European Union law resource page with links to European Union agencies, services, offices, foundations, centers, banks, committes, commissions, parliament offices, delegations, political parties, the European Union constitution, European Union government, European Union law, European Union court, European Union legal research, European Union legislation, and much more.
Includes an outline of treaties, legislation, Commission decisions, case law, press releases, and other documents in the areas of anti-trust, merger, liberalization, and state aid.
European Union Law: site includes the official journal, treaties, legislation, case law, and more.
www.washlaw.edu /forint/europe/eu.htm   (523 words)

  
 European Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Europa: This is the official homepage of the European Union.
IDEA: This is the interinstitutional directory of the EU which comprises the directories of the various Union institutions.
RAVE (abbreviation of "Recherche von Artikeln aus dem Völker- und Europarecht") is "a database for research of articles and decisions in public international law and European law".
www2.spfo.unibo.it /spolfo/EULAW.htm   (1960 words)

  
 European Union Law  43L5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To provide the student with a comprehension of the nature of EC law through analysis of its institutions, sources of law, application of community law and an appreciation of the interaction of EC law with the law of member states (particularly the UK), and
an understanding of the role of the EC, its policies and laws, in relation to freedom of movement of persons, goods and establishment within the EC, and to social policy within the EC.
Law of the European Union, 3rd, Shaw (Macmillan)
www.stir.ac.uk /Departments/Management/Accountancy/law/43L5.htm   (241 words)

  
 European Union
The formerly Bulletin of the European Communities is useful for tracking the legislative process and gathering citations to documents.
You will find at the Presidency of the Council of European Union the Treaty of Amsterdam, a Newsroom, General Information, and links to Fundamental Rights, a database on the EU human rights charter.
As the one-stop portal to EU law, it is a great place to start, but it does not contain all documents for earlier years.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/foreign_intl/european.html   (1174 words)

  
 Tracing European Union Law
For example, the Treaty on European Union is found at ERC 349.401/F92 - 92 being the year it was signed.
The Proceedings of the European Court of Justice, which are weekly summaries of the Cases brought, Opinions issued and Judgments reached, are found at ERC 349.40314/PRO.
The official reporting series, the Report of Cases brought before the European Court of Justice, are commonly known as the European Court Reports.
www.shef.ac.uk /library/libdocs/crmr4.html   (1023 words)

  
 LL430 European Union Competition Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first term is devoted to exploring the economic and policy rationale for competition law and application of Article 81 to a variety of agreements including: price-fixing, market sharing, distribution, research and development, franchising, collective purchasing.
The second and third term will review the relationship between competition law and intellectual property, the concepts of dominance and abuse of dominance under Article 82, the scope and application of the Merger Regulation and the control of oligopoly.
The main works for the student market are: Whish, Competition Law (4th edn, 2001); Jones and Sufrin, EC Competition Law: Cases and Materials (2001); Korah, An Introductory Guide to EC Competition Law and Practice (7th edn, 2000); Goyder, EC Competition Law (3rd edn, 1998); Cini and McGowan Competition Policy in the European Union (1998).
www.lse.ac.uk /resources/calendar/courseGuides/LL/2005_LL430.htm   (296 words)

  
 European Union Law Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Council of the European Union, representing the Member States, acts on Commission proposals and is the final legislative authority.
The European Court of Justice is the highest legal authority in the EC.
The Law of the European Community: a Commentary on the EEC Treaty.
www.lawschool.cornell.edu /librarydevelop/eusemb.html   (3174 words)

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