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EU Law Directions

EU Law Directions

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By (author) Nigel Foster

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 456 pages
  • Dimensions: 195mm x 263mm x 25mm | 974g
  • Publication date: 5 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199581592
  • ISBN 13: 9780199581597
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 301,459

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EU Law Directions is written in an informal and engaging manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered in EU law courses with clarity. No previous knowledge is assumed making this is an ideal main text for those encountering EU law for the first time. The book is logically structured and set out in a way that makes EU law less complicated. The second edition takes in all of the changes resulting from the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and introduces the new legal framework in clear and simple terms. The book takes you through all the important aspects of EU law needed for degree level study and examination, from the reasons behind the setting up of the European Union in the first place, to the development of very important substantive areas of law now such as European citizenship and the continuing development of the internal market. Online Resource Centre The second edition of EU Law Directions is supported by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre featuring: An interactive timeline showing the key moments in EU legal history Annotated web links Revision material - advice on study and examination techniques Legislation and case updates Video clips Testbank of questions (including questions in text) An additional chapter on Competition Law A supplement for Swedish lecturers written by Dr Ola Zetterquist, Department of Law, Gothenburg University, Sweden

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Author information

Nigel Foster is Jean Monnet Professor of European Law and Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham. He is also Visiting Professor of European Law, Europa Institut, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany. His OUP publications include Foster on EU Law; EU Treaties andLegislation - the best-selling title of the Blackstone's Statute series; Q&A on EC Law; and German Legal System and Laws. Other publications include Austrian Legal System and Law (Routledge-Cavendish) and EU Law, Text and Materials, with John Tillotson (Routledge-Cavendish) and he has written numerous articles on various aspects of EU Law.

Table of contents

PART 1: INSTITUTIONAL LAW; 1. The establishment and development of the EU; 2. The Union institutions; 3. EU Law: transfer, competences, and supremacy; 4. EU Law: sources, forms, and law making; 5. Supremacy; PART 2: PROCEDURAL LAW; 6. The preliminary ruling procedure; 7. Enforcement actions against Member States; 8. Enforcement and Remedies through individuals: direct and indirect effects and State liability; 9. Direct actions for remedies before the ECJ; PART 3: SUBSTANTIVE LAW; 10. Free movement of goods 1: tarrif & tax barriers; 11. Free movement of goods 2: non-tarrif barriers; 12. Free movement of persons; 13. Free movement of persons (ii): developments and citizenship; 14. Discrimination law