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  The Law Society - European law
Although this appears to undermine parliamentary sovereignty, Parliament retains the right to repeal the 1972 Act which made the UK a member of the EU and therefore to leave the jurisdiction of the EU.
The key EU treaties in the development of the EU include: The Treaty of Rome (1958), the Single European Act (1986), the Treaty of Maastricht (1991), the Treaty of Amsterdam (1997) and the Treaty of Nice (2000).
They tend to be used in areas in which the European Union has a large degree of competence, such as agriculture or competition policy.
www.lawsociety.org.uk /influencinglaw/europeanlaw.law   (325 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)

 UNSW LAW : European Law Centre - Law Sydney Australia
Notwithstanding the enormous importance of Europe to Australia's past present and future, the European Law Centre is the first institution of its type outside Europe and the United States and is thus the only Southern Hemisphere counterpart to a growing number of similar centres of scholarship.
The School of Law at the University of New South Wales is in a good position to host the Centre, having built an outstanding reputation for legal scholarship and education not only throughout Australia, but also in the Asian and Pacific regions.
The European Union is of comparable economic and political importance to countries in those regions, and the European Law Centre at UNSW will be of assistance to scholars and students wishing to develop or extend their study of European law.
www.law.unsw.edu.au /centres/elc   (341 words)

 European Law Schools
Faculty of Law Eotvos Lorand University, Allam-Es Jogtudomanyi Kar Dekanja, Egytem ter 1-3 1364 Budapest, HUNGARY
Faculty of Law University of Busharest, Bld. Mihail Kogulnicenu nr.
Faculty of Law University of Craiova, Dezribirii Bl.
www.hg.org /euro-schools.html   (5421 words)

 BBC- One Life - Legal - The Law - European Law
Since signing the Treaty on European Union (also known as the Maastricht Treaty) in 1992, the UK has co-operated closely with its European partners in political, economic and legal affairs.
European law is developed in the same way as the laws of the UK, a mixture of 'case law', (precedent, i.e.
The ECJ oversees decisions in each country to ensure that European law operates in the same way throughout the European Union.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio1/onelife/legal/the_law/eu.shtml   (443 words)

 The Institute of European Law
Schools and Departments » Birmingham Law School » Institute of European Law »
The Institute of European Law was established in December 1989 by the University of Birmingham to provide an interdisciplinary centre for research on European Law.
The Institute of European Law Annual Lecture 200828/02/2008 (12 pm)
www.iel.bham.ac.uk   (291 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   (3827 words)

 CEU :: Central European University, EU Summer School
The Total Law™ approach was designed jointly by all members of the team so as to make the parts fit into a coherent whole and to ensure that the different methodological and intellectual approaches practiced in the course all add up so that the whole is greater than the parts.
Law students near completion of their law degree, law graduates and legal professionals who, at the time of enrollment, register for the examination, will receive a CEU Certificate of Participation, and, if they pass the examinations, a CEU Diploma in Advanced European Union Legal Practice and a CEU transcript with transferable credits.
Law students near completion of their law degree, law graduates and legal professionals, who choose, at the time of enrollment, not to take the examination, will receive a Certificate of Participation.
www.ceu.hu /total_law.html   (2983 words)

 European Law Books - External Relations of the European Union
For this reason, the analysis of the European Union’s (EU) external relations is one of the areas that is most of interest among scholars of European integration.
The author does not limit himself to a merely descriptive analysis of the role of the different institutions involved in the negotiation and conclusion of international agreements but rather reflects on constitutional issues posed with special intensity in the area of external relations, such as the division of powers, democracy, accountability and legitimacy.
In this part of the work the author also analyses the role of the European Courts in the interpretation and application of agreements concluded by the Community and the effects of international agreements and International Law in the EU legal order.
www.europeanlawbooks.org /reviews/detail.asp?id=212   (902 words)

 HLS : Welcome to the European Law Research Center
The establishment of the European Law Research Center in 1991 was part of an effort to solidify and expand Harvard Law School's position as a leader among American universities in European legal studies.
The ELRC encourages the development of progressive and alternative ideas about international law, society and political economy by supporting intellectual work which contributes to the emmergence of new approaches to international law and global social justice.
During the 2006-2007 academic year we are sponsoring an array of workshops, lectures and conferences in the fields of European law, international law, and law and development.
www.law.harvard.edu /programs/elrc   (338 words)

 European Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These include constitutional law, the law relating to the single market, competition law, environmental law, employment law, the law on migration, and human rights law.
The approach taken to EU law on this programme is not merely a technical one.
This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to become lawyers, academics or public officials in fields concerned with European law.
www.kent.ac.uk /law/postgraduate/masters/european_law.htm   (375 words)

 Handling Security Breaches Under European Law
That is not to say there is no law on the reporting of breaches in Europe.
Broadly speaking, these laws protect personal data (i.e., any data from which a living individual can be identified, whether from the data itself or from other information in the possession of the person).
He or she would determine the need to report the breach either to the relevant data protection authority or to the data subjects themselves.
www.law.com /jsp/ihc/PubArticleIHC.jsp?id=1158682105389   (2302 words)

 Columbia Law : European Union Legal Materials
Accession to the European Union of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden, June 24, 1994, 1994 O.J. (C 241) (Fourth Accession Treaty).
Five EU institutions are involved in the legislative process: the Commission, the Council of the European Union, the Parliament, the Committee of the Regions, and the Economic and Social Committee.
As part of the legislative process, the European Parliament generates documents such as committee reports and floor debates that are of interest to legal researchers.
www.law.columbia.edu /library/Research_Guides/internat_law/eu   (8946 words)

 LLRX.com - European Union Law: An Integrated Guide to Electronic and Print Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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..
As it relies more and more on ECHR case law for the fundamental rights aspects for its decision-making, and given that all member states of the EU have ratified the European Convention on Human Rights and accepted the ECHR's jurisdiction, the two bodies of law are drawing closer together under common constitutional principles.
www.llrx.com /features/eulaw.htm   (4053 words)

 European Law Firm
We represent a sophisticated and cohesive network of 24 commercially orientated law firms located across 25 European countries.
With the globalisation of business and the increasing influence of EU law on all commercial activities, most businesses today require expert legal guidance on a pan-European or even international level.
European Law Firm, as a grouping, cannot provide legal services itself.
www.european-law-firm.com   (367 words)

 Law - Oxford University Press - Yearbook of European Law
The Yearbook of European Law seeks to promote the dissemination of ideas and provide a forum for legal discourse in the wider area of European law.
It reflects diverse theoretical approaches towards the study of law.
The Yearbook publishes contributions in the following broad areas: the law of the European Union, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights, related aspects of international law, and comparative laws of Europe.
www.oup.co.uk /law/yearbooks/yearbook-europe   (177 words)

 European Law
While the judicial review principles have mainly been developed to ensure the effective and uniform application of Community administrative law, it has been argued that the manner of their development is the clearest demonstration that the ECJ has taken on a role larger than that originally envisaged for it in the Treaty.
If the Community institutions fail in these obligations, their actions or omissions may be challenged either directly in the European Court of Justice or indirectly through reference of an alleged invalid binding act from the national courts to the ECJ for a ruling on the validity of the measure.
The European Court of Justice in Case C-184/99 Rudy Grzelczyk v Centre Public d'Aide Sociale d'Ottignes-Louvain-la-Neuve, [2001] ECR I-6193, para 31, has stated that Union citizenship will be the "fundamental status of nationals of Member States".
www.law.warwick.ac.uk /lcc/iolis/european.htm   (1924 words)

 Columbia Law : The European Legal Studies Center
The European Legal Studies Center has an outstanding reputation for training students to take on leadership roles in international public affairs and the global economy.
Columbia Law School's curriculum offers the most extraordinary array of international, comparative, and foreign law courses of any law school in the United States, allowing students to choose from approximately 70 courses.
Columbia was the first U.S. Law School to establish a double degree program consisting of a U.S. Juris Doctor and a foreign law degree, the French Maitrise en Droit.
www.law.columbia.edu /center_program/european_legal   (325 words)

 NYU Law - Library, European Union Research
The legal instruments of Justice and Home Affairs are guidelines set by the European Council; common positions, framework decisions (to be implemented by the Member States), decisions and implementing measures, resolutions, declarations, and conclusions adopted by the Council; and conventions proposed by the Council subject to ratification by the Member States.
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.
Published in the O.J. C Series, e.g., Council Resolution of 16 November 2000 on a European space strategy, 2000 O.J. Legislative acts and non-binding acts are collected and published in the Official Journal of the European Union (O.J.) Prior to February 1, 2003, the title was the Official Journal of the European Communities.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/euguide.html   (6363 words)

 Central & Eastern European Law Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Courses are taught by faculty from law schools in Europe and the U.S. Field trips to legal institutions and cultural sites in the vicinity of Dubrovnik and possibly Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Students from other schools are advised to consult with their own schools about transfer of credits earned in the program, since acceptance of transfer credit or of grades is subject to the policies of the students' home schools.
The Program is open to students who have completed at least one year of study in an ABA-accredited law school and who are in good standing at their schools, and to graduates of ABA-accredited law schools.
indylaw.indiana.edu /programs/easteurope   (1439 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)

 EUROPA - European Union Documents
The Bulletin is supplemented by the General Report on the Activities of the European Union which provides an overview of the activities of the previous year.
The Historical Archives of the European Union, administered by the European University Institute in Florence, give access to referenced documents more than 30 years old via the EURHISTAR database.
Three institutions (European Parliament, Council and Commission) have set up document registers giving access to the references of public documents and internal documents (those which have not yet been adopted or which are not intended for publication) and, in some cases, to the full texts.
europa.eu /documents/index_en.htm   (345 words)

 European Law | Undergraduate Study | University of Warwick
Warwick believes that students should have adequate exposure to basic principles of English law before starting the study of foreign law in its own national context and that proper preparation (linguistic and legal) and careful supervision on the spot are essential to make a success of the year away.
Visiting law teachers from the partner countries are resident at Warwick to assist with this process.
They also follow modules on French law (taught in French) before proceeding to Lille II to study French law in the second half of the year.
www2.warwick.ac.uk /study/undergraduate/courses/depta2z/law/m125   (795 words)

 EUROPA - European Union Documents - EUR-lex
EUR-Lex is the portal to European Union law.
The case law section contains the decisions and opinions of the Court of Justice of the European Union, the decisions of the Court of First Instance and the conclusions of the Advocates General in their published version the Digest of Case Law, as well as provisional texts published by the Court.
This section contains the written and oral questions put by Members of the European Parliament to the Commission and Council, together with the reply from the institution concerned.
europa.eu /documents/eur-lex/index_en.htm   (242 words)

 On Studying European Law
The author is grateful to his daughter Dominique Franks, a law student at the University of Greenwich in England, for her helpful material and suggestions.
The "case method" is ideally suited to studying the common law, which essentially is a body of law hidden in case decisions and waiting to be discovered by the reader.
One problem is familiar to law teachers in Louisiana — the only state of the United States that truly follows the civil-law tradition: Law professors in Louisiana often are criticized by their out-of-state colleagues for not making more use of the "case method" when teaching Civil Code courses.
www.franks.org /europeanlaw.htm   (4092 words)

 European Law
As well as the courses covering topics linked directly to the EC, there is the opportunity to study private law topics which focus on the interaction between common law and civilian legal systems.
Normally a 2(i) Honours degree in Law (or another discipline) or equivalent.
Assessment is based on a combination of a written examination at the end of the relevant semester and a course essay or essays.
www.abdn.ac.uk /prospectus/pgrad/study/taught.php?code=euro_law   (309 words)

 FindLaw: International Resources: Regional: Europe
European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) Information about the CPT, its members and publications; includes links to what's new and CPTvisits by state and date.
European Court of Human Rights Home page of the European Court of Human Rights, with links to general information, case law, notes and surveys, pending judgments and decisions, and press releases.
European Group on Tort Law An association of tort law experts whose core project is the drafting of "European Principles of Tort Law".
www.findlaw.com /12international/regions/europe.html   (558 words)

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