Scotland’s Place in Europe After Brexit: Between a Rock and a Hard Place? A Legal Scoping Exercise

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Background: Scotland’s place in the UK. – III. Scotland as part of the UK: the legal options around a special deal. – III.1. EU membership for Scotland as part of the UK? – III.2. Scotland in the single market as part of the UK? – IV. Scotland as an independent country. – IV.1. The path to an independence...

In Search of a Role to Play: The EU and the War in Syria

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Table of Contents: I. Downward Spiral. – II. Security provider. - III. Humanitarian assistant. – IV. Mediator. – V. Transitional justice supporter.

Abstract: Driven by the recognition that more needs to be done, the Council of Ministers adopted a new EU Strategy for Syria on the eve of the...

Mutual Recognition and Mutual Trust in the Internal Market

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. The origins of “mutual trust” as a concept of EU law. – II.1. In Court of Justice case law. – II.2. In legislative documents. – III. Mutual trust v. mutual recognition. – III.1. Mutual recognition and mutual trust: meaning and relationship. – III.2. No obligation of blind mutual trust: conditions and...

The Interaction Between Mutual Trust, Mutual Recognition and Fundamental Rights in Private International Law in Relation to the EU’s Aspirations Relating to Contractual Relations

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Table of contents: I. Introduction. – II. The European Union’s aspirations relating to contractual relations. – II.1. Context: competences to regulate civil matters. – II.2. First-pillar aspirations: contractual relations and the internal market. – II.3. Third-pillar aspirations: contractual relations and the area of freedom, security and justice...

“Only You”: The Emergence of a Temperate Mutual Trust in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and Its Underpinning in the European Composite Constitutional Order

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction: one or many faces of mutual trust in European integration? – II. The (slow but steady) emergence of a temperate mutual trust in the AFSJ: considerations from N.S., Aranyosi and C.K. – III. “Only You”. Why only a temperate understanding of mutual trust is in harmony with the European...

Mutual Trust Before the Court of Justice of the European Union

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. How is the principle of mutual trust applied? – III. What does the principle of mutual trust convey? – IV. The limits of the principle of mutual trust. – V. Final reflections.

Abstract: The principle of mutual trust is not mentioned in the Treaties, but...

The Council v. Front Polisario Case: The Court of Justice’s Selective Reliance on International Rules on Treaty Interpretation (Second Part)

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. The Front Polisario judgment. – III. The Court’s reliance on international rules on treaty interpretation. – III.1. General observations on the Court’s method of treaty interpretation: the Court and the “crucible” approach to treaty interpretation. – III.2. The Court’s reliance on the right to self-...

Europe and Syria: Diplomacy, Law and War

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. A growing fascination with armed force. – III. Reviving the art of peace through law – IV. Conclusion.

Abstract: The conflict in Syria is entering its sixth year with no clear end in sight. EU Member States have a choice – continue or even escalate...

Towards a Uniform Standard of Protection of Fundamental Rights in Europe?

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The multiplicity of systems of protection of fundamental rights is certainly a badge of honour for Europe. At present, there are no less than three general instruments of protection applicable to the territories of the Member States: the European Convention of human rights, the Charter of fundamental rights and the plethora of national bills of rights. Their coexistence,...

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