Providing wide-ranging coverage and clear explanations, European Union Law is a trusted guide to the subject with a no-fuss style. Written in its trademark concise prose, the text distils complex ideas without sacrificing academic integrity.
Focusing on the key debates surrounding EU law, this book encourages students to critique and apply the law and take a contextual approach to the subject. Students are invited to consider the key concepts in the law and to think for themselves with self-test questions and numerous suggestions for further reading.
Margot Horspool is Emeritus Professor of European and Comparative Law at the University of Surrey and Professorial Fellow at the BIICL, London. She is also a Professor at the University of Notre Dame.
Professor Matthew Humphreys is Professor and Head of School of Law at Royal Holloway University of London. He is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Matthew was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours list 2011 for services to the community in central London.
Michael Wells-Greco is Assistant Professor in International and European Law at the University of Maastricht and Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys.
2: The constitutional base of the Union
3: The institutions of the Union
4: The European Courts: composition, functions, jurisdiction; preliminary rulings
5: The Union legal system
6: General principles of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
7: Doctrines of European Union law: direct effect, supremacy, state liability for breach of Union law and other remedies
8: Public enforcement of Union law (Articles 258-260 TFEU); review of legality and damages (Articles 263, 265, 268, 277 and 340(2) TFEU)
9: Free movement of goods (I): the abolition of customs duties and internal taxation
10: Free movement of goods (II): quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect
11: Free movement of services: the freedom to provide and receive services
12: Citizenship and free movement of persons: workers and establishment
13: Citizenship and free movement rights: beyond economic links
14: Competition law and policy
15: Environmental law and policy
16: Discrimination law: from sex discrimination in employment law to a general equality principle