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15 November 2011

1304 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199576999

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EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Fifth Edition

Paul Craig and Grainne de Burca

Text, Cases, and Materials

  • Written by leading scholars on European Law, based at Oxford and Harvard respectively, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides an insightful analysis of the subject by experts in the field.
  • Fully updated in the light of the Treaty of Lisbon, the fifth edition gives the reader a clear understanding of the way in which the Treaty works, its impact on the Institutions of the European Union, and the effects on substantive areas of European Law.
  • Succinct and clear commentary sets out the law, illuminates the accompanying materials, and delivers critical and contextual analysis of all the legal and political aspects of EU law and policy.
  • Carefully chosen materials including extracts from primary and secondary legislation, relevant extracts from Court of Justice and General Court judgments and academic journal articles giving easy access to the materials which are key to understanding this dynamic and diverse area of law.
  • Well-designed learning features to guide the reader through each topic, including concise "central issues," "summaries" and helpful "conclusions" in each chapter.

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated in the light of the Treaty of Lisbon
  • Fully revised chapters on the Institutions of the EU
  • Fully revised chapter on legal instruments, dealing with hierarchy of legal acts
  • Fully revised chapter on competence, providing clear and thorough treatment of the subject in the light of Lisbon
  • Fully revised chapter on legislation and decision making
  • Fully revised chapter on the Charter of Rights, reflecting its increased importance in the post-Lisbon world
  • New chapter on criminal law.

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