The European Union

Jo Shaw

in The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780199248179
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:
The European Union


This article focuses on the law, legal order, and institutional framework of what is now termed the ‘European Union’, which was created in 1993 by the Treaty of Maastricht. The discussion covers the contexts and characteristics of European Union legal studies; European Union legal studies; and future perspectives for EU legal studies.

Keywords: European Union; European law; legal studies

Article.  13518 words. 

Subjects: Law ; EU Law

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