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    Why the European Union is Not a State: Some Critical Remarks


    Lock, Tobias (2009) Why the European Union is Not a State: Some Critical Remarks. European Constitutional Law Review, 5 (3). pp. 407-420. ISSN 1744-5515

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    Abstract

    German Constitutional Court decision of 30 June 2009 on the compatibility of the Lisbon Treaty with the German Constitution – Analysis of inconsistencies – Differences between the EU and a state – Sovereignty of the member states and Kompetenz-Kompetenz – Argument for a relative concept of sovereignty – Sovereignty and the right to withdraw – Critical analysis of BVerfG’s assessment of the EU’s democratic deficit and denial of the importance of the European Parliament

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: German Constitution; Lisbon Treaty; European Union; State; Critical Remarks;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 11834
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1574019609004076
    Depositing User: Tobias Lock
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 16:32
    Journal or Publication Title: European Constitutional Law Review
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Refereed: Yes
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