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The ECLR’s Editorial on Revisiting the ‘Luxembourg veto’ and Its Foundations

Jan Herman Reestman (Co-Editor-in-Chief) and Thomas Beuker (Editor) co-authored an Editorial in the European Constitutional Law Review (2017), Volume 13, Issue No. 1, 1-12. The Editorial discusses the Luxemburg veto, or more specifically the Luxembourg Compromise. The limited political and … Continue reading

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European Parliament v. Council, Case C-540/13 of 16 April 2015

Case C-540/13 concerned a dispute between the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, where the Parliament brought an action against the Council before the European Court of Justice (CJEU) in an attempt to annul Council Decision 2013/392/EU. … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #25: Latvian EU Presidency

Latvia took over Presidency of the Council of the EU from Italy on January 1, 2015. The new Presidency is in focus on Vi(eu)ws.eu. The official website of the Latvian Presidency Latvia claims it’s presidency won’t be ‘anti-Russian’ – on … Continue reading

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The EU’s view on the new UN Resolution 2042 (2012) regarding Syria

One might wonder why the fall of the Al-Assad regime delays. Some observers say that “the West is happy for him [Bashar Al-Assad] to stay in power so long as bloodshed ends because it fears the Sunni Muslim opposition is … Continue reading

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