Book Launch: The Court of Justice of the European Union as an Institutional Actor

5:30pm - 7:00pm / Wednesday 13th March 2019
Type: Other / Category: Research
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The Court of Justice of the European Union as an Institutional Actor: Judicial Lawmaking and Its Limits

Thomas Horsley

You are warmly invited to join the author and guest speaker for a drinks reception and short introductory talk to mark the launch of this significant new study of the EU Court of Justice

Guest speaker:

Dr Floris de Witte (Assistant Professor, London School of Economics)

About the Book:

The EU Treaties bind the Court of Justice of the European Union as an institution of the Union. But what does that mean for judicial lawmaking within the EU legal order? And how might any limits set out in the EU Treaties be effectively applied to the Court of Justice as lawmaker? This book interrogates these fundamental and underexplored questions at a critical juncture in European integration. It argues that the EU Treaties should be considered to function as the principal touchstones for assessing the internal constitutionality, and hence legitimacy, of all Union institutional activity - including the work of the Court. It then examines how far the Court of Justice complies with the EU Treaty framework in the exercise of its interpretative functions. The results of that analysis are striking and offer scholars powerful new insights into the nature and limits of the Court's role within the EU legal order.

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