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The Advocate General and EC Law

Noreen Burrows and Rosa Greaves


The prominence of the Advocate General is one of the most distinctive and controversial features of the European Court of Justice. The Advocate General and EC Law is the first comprehensive study of the Advocate General and his role in the development of EC Law. In Part I, the book examines the history of the role, the questions over its future, and the role's importance in the procedures of the Court. In Part II, the book analyses the contribution of some of the most influential Advocates General to the development of specific aspects of Community law, including Francis Jacobs on intellectual ... More

Keywords: Advocate General, European Court of Justice, EC Law, Francis Jacobs, Walter van Gerven, Jean Pierre Warner

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199299003
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299003.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noreen Burrows, author
Jean Monnet Professor of European Law, University of Glasgow

Rosa Greaves, author
Professor of Law, University of Glasgow