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The Functioning of the Court of Justice in an Enlarged Union and the Future of the Court

Konrad Schiemann

in Continuity and Change in EU Law

Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780199219032
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219032.003.0001
 The Functioning of the Court of Justice in an Enlarged Union and the Future of the Court

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This chapter discusses the challenges faced by the European Union with regards to the functioning of the Court. These include the language challenge, the members of the Court, the rules of procedure, and the timing and delivery of the opinion. It is argued that the present system on the whole works reasonably well at trying to fulfil conflicting demands.

Keywords: European Court of Justice; EU; language; judges; rules of procedure

Chapter.  8567 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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