EU Law - Text, Cases, and Materials - Sixth Edition

CRAIG Paul, DE BURCA Gráinne

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- Written by leading scholars on European law, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides an insightful analysis of the subject by experts in the field - 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 - Features carefully chosen extracts from a wide range of sources including case judgments, EU legislation, and academic articles providing easy access to the materials which are key to understanding this dynamic and diverse area of law - Includes well-designed learning features to guide the reader through each topic, including concise 'central issues' and helpful 'conclusions' in each chapter, as well as detailed further reading advice New to this edition: - Coverage of all important recent developments, including: Important new case law such as the landmark Opinion 2/13 on EU Accession to the ECHR; The implications of the European Parliament elections for the relationship between the Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council; The strategies adopted by the new Commission President and his team; The issues surrounding the possible UK referendum on membership. - Reworking of chapter 20, Free Movement of Capital and Economic and Monetary Union, to include thorough discussion of the issues concerning the financial crisis. 'Craig & de Búrca has become a byword for quality: legally accurate and contextually rich' Christopher Hilson, Professor of Law, University of Reading Building on its unrivalled reputation as the definitive EU law textbook, this sixth edition continues to provide clear and insightful analysis of all aspects of European Union law. Drawing on their wealth of experience both teaching and writing in this area, Paul Craig and Gráinne de Búrca provide a comprehensive and enhanced account of their classic text. Working closely as an author team for over twenty years, they succeed in bringing together a unique mix of illuminating commentary and well-chosen extracts from a wide range of cases, legislation and academic articles. All chapters have been carefully structured and designed to enhance student learning at all levels, laying the foundations of the subject while building analysis of more complex areas and cutting edge debates. Each chapter opens with a concise overview of the 'central issues', providing valuable context, before drawing together key analysis in a comprehensive chapter conclusion to provide a clear yet complete picture of the subject. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes the following resources: - An interactive map of the EU, providing key facts about each member state - An interactive timeline, tracing key dates in the development of the EU - Author video discussing the importance of studying EU law - Updates to the law post-publication Readership: Undergraduate and postgraduate students studying courses on European Union law or related areas.

Table of contents

1: The development of European integration 2: The institutions 3: Competence 4: Instruments and the hierarchy of norms 5: Legislation and decision-making 6: Decision-making and new forms of governance 7: The nature and effect of EU law: direct effect and beyond 8: The application of EU law: remedies in national courts 9: The relationship between EU law and national law: supremacy 10: EU international relations law 11: Human rights in the EU 12: Enforcement action against Member States 13: Preliminary rulings 14: Review of legality: access 15: Review of legality: grounds of review 16: Damages actions and money claims 17: The single market 18: Free movement of goods: duties, charges, and taxes 19: Free movement of goods: quantitative restrictions 20: Free movement of capital and economic and monetary union 21: Free movement of workers 22: Freedom of establishment and to provide services 23: Citizenship of the European Union 24: Equal treatment and non-discrimination 25: AFSJ: EU criminal law 26: Competition law: Article 101 27: Competition law: Article 102 28: Competition law: mergers 29: The state and the common market