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Fundamental Rights in Europe

Federico Fabbrini


This book deals with the protection of fundamental rights in Europe. Today, in Europe, fundamental rights are simultaneously protected at the levels of the states, the European Union, and the European Convention on Human Rights. What are the implications of this multilevel architecture for multilevel constitutionalism? To answer this question, the book develops a comparison with the federal system of the United States. From a comparative law perspective, the book advances a model of the constitutional dynamics at play in a multi-layered regime. It identifies two recurrent challenges in the int ... More

Keywords: fundamental rights, multilevel constitutionalism, Europe, comparative law, United States, challenges, transformations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702047
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702047.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Federico Fabbrini, author
Assistant Professor of European & Comparative Constitutional Law, Tilburg Law School