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spring 2016 materials (eu)

Consolidated version of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (this is an “unofficial” version dated January 2015 – the official version, which is not completely updated is accessible here)

Required reading for the class:

EU Class Policies 2016

EU Commission Report on the ‘Europe for Citizens’ Programme 2007-2013, COM(2015) 652 final, Dec. 16, 2015

EU Commission, Communication: Managing the Refugee Crisis: State of Play of the Implementation of the Priority Actions under the European Agenda on Migration, COM(2015) 510 final, Oct. 14, 2015

Materials on the Law of the European Union: Part 1

Stefan Reitemeyer & Benedikt Pirker, Opinion 2/13 of the Court of Justice on Access of the EU to the ECHR – One step ahead and two steps back

Materials on the Law of the European Union: Part 2 (EU Law Within National Legal Systems)

Notes on directives and indirect effects

Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation, OJ No. L 303/16 (Dec. 2, 2000)

Materials on the Law of the European Union: Part 3 (Direct Effect and General Principles of EU Law)

Mid-semester writing assignment (Memo on Question 1) (Memo on Question 2).

Speech by Lady Justice Arden: International and European Law: A View from the Bench (October2015)

Fabbrini, Federico, After the OMT Case: The Supremacy of EU Law as the Guarantee of the Equality of the Member States (August 10, 2015). iCourts Working Paper Series, No. 29; University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-11. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2641800 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2641800.

Materials on the Law of the European Union Part 4: Free Movement of Goods

Spring 2010 Exam

Free Movement of Goods Decision Tree

Optional reading/materials:




EU materials from The Guardian, Le Monde, El País, La Stampa, Gazeta Wyborcza and Süddeutsche Zeitung