Judicial Application of European Union Law in post-Communist Countries: The Cases of Estonia and Latvia

1st Edition

Tatjana Evas

Routledge
Published November 17, 2016
Reference - 258 Pages
ISBN 9781138279117 - CAT# Y315844

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $59.95

USD$47.96

SAVE ~$11.99

Currently out of stock
Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

This book discusses how the plurality of legal norms operating in the European Union can be balanced to produce a functioning, sustainable and legitimate legal system. Presenting a conceptual framework for assessing and comparing transformations of national judicial systems in the context of EU membership, the book contributes to the EU legal theoretical debate on the relationship between 'authority' and 'coherence'. The author develops an original analytical framework of coherence to assess the application of EU law by national courts and uses interdisciplinary scientific methods and research design that combine legal doctrinal and social science methodology to the study of 'classical' legal questions. Providing an extensive database of 2004-2009 national judgments of national courts in Latvia and Estonia, the book offers an extensive comparative review of the jurisprudence of constitutional and supreme courts, as well as providing insight into the jurisprudence of ordinary national courts. It will appeal to legal scholars and political scientists studying courts and jurisprudence.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title