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EU Law Directions

Seventh Edition

Nigel Foster

August 2020

ISBN: 9780198853909

584 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

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Price: £34.99

This is the most student-friendly guide to the subject; empowering students to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and approach assessments with confidence.

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A considered balance of depth, detail, context, and critique, EU Law Directions offers the most student-friendly guide to the subject; empowering students to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and approach assessments with confidence.

  • Gain a complete understanding of the topic: we won't overload or leave your students short, just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly
  • Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear
  • Identify when and how to evaluate the law critically: we'll introduce the key areas of debate and give your students the confidence to question the law
  • Direct and consolidate their knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help your students tackle assessments with confidence
  • Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, the authors provide direction on going further

New to this edition

  • Clarification of the functions of the ECHR and the CJEU, and the difference between the two
  • A new chapter on Brexit, covering developments so far and their implications for the EU, and possible outcomes for the UK
  • Updated coverage of the latest cases and developments in EU law

About the Author(s)

Nigel Foster, FRSA, LLM Degree Academic Director, Robert Kennedy College, Zürich, Visiting Professor of European Law at the Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken

Nigel Foster, FRSA, is the LLM Degree Academic Director at Robert Kennedy College, Zürich and Visiting Professor of European Law at the Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarland. He has extensive experience teaching and examining EU law. His other OUP publications include Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation, Foster on EU Law, Concentrate Q&A on EU Law, and German Legal System and Laws.

Table of Contents

    Part 1: Institutional Law
    1:The establishment and development of the European Union
    2:The Union institutions
    3:Transfer of powers, competences and law-making
    4:Sources and forms of EU law
    5:Supremacy of EU law
    Part 2: Procedural Actions, Enforcement, and Remedies in EU Law
    6:The preliminary ruling (Article 267 TFEU)
    7:Treaty enforcement actions against member states
    8:Remedies: direct and indirect effects and state liability
    9:Direct actions before the European Court of Justice
    Part 3: Substantive Law
    10:Free movement of goods I: tariff & tax barriers
    11:Free movement of goods II: non-tariff barriers
    12:Free movement of persons
    13:An introduction to EU competition policy and law
    14:Discrimination law
    15:Brexit

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
This edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.

  • The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
  • The text is also supported by online resources which include:
    - Self-test questions with instant feedback to consolidate your learning
    - Suggested approaches to end of chapter questions to help you perfect your technique
    - Study and exam tips to support your preparation
    - A timeline of key moments in EU legal history to give you a contextual overview of the subject

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