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Towards a European Public Law

Bernard Stirn


This book argues that, on the basis of the law of the European Union (EU), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the domestic public law of the countries of Europe, a European public law is taking shape. European law is marked to a large extent by the differences which subsist between the cultures and legal systems of Europe; nevertheless European legal integration has been quickened by the similarities that exist and the wish for integration. The book analyses the historical development of the European legal project, and the challenges of the model of European public law and wha ... More

Keywords: European Union (EU), European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), domestic public law, European public law, European legal integration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198789505
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789505.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bernard Stirn, author
President of the Judicial Section, Conseil d'État