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The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States' Compliance

András Jakab and Dimitry Kochenov


It is clear that the current crisis of the EU is not confined to the Eurozone and the EMU, evidenced in its inability to ensure the compliance of Member States to follow the principles and values underlying the integration project in Europe (including the protection of democracy, the Rule of Law, and human rights). This defiance has affected the Union profoundly, and this book dissects the essence of this crisis, examining its history and offering coping methods for the years to come. Defiance is not a new concept and this volume explores the richness of EU-level and national-level examples of ... More

Keywords: EU, Eurozone, EMU, Empty Chair policy, Luxembourg compromise, FPÖ crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198746560
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746560.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

András Jakab, editor
Director of the Institute for Legal Studies at the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest; Professor in Constituional and European Law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University Budapest, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Dimitry Kochenov, editor
Chair in EU Constitutional Law, University of Groningen

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Introductory Remarks

András Jakab and Dimitry Kochenov

Part I Theoretical Issues

Part II Instruments and Methods: Established and Proposed

4 Infringement Proceedings

Laurence W Gormley

12 Protecting EU values

Armin von Bogdandy, Carlino Antpöhler, and Michael Ioannidis

Part III Comparative Outlook

19 The Enforcement of ECtHR Judgments

Élisabeth Lambert Abdelgawad

20 Enforcing WTO Law

Antonello Tancredi

Part IV Case Studies in the context of EU law

End Matter