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Overview of European Union Law Research International & Foreign Legal Research Spring 2007 Players European Commission Council of the European Union European Parliament European Economic and Social Committee Court of Justice Court of First Instance European Court of Auditors Others

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overview of european union law research

Overview of European Union Law Research

International & Foreign Legal Research

Spring 2007

players
Players
  • European Commission
  • Council of the European Union
  • European Parliament
  • European Economic and Social Committee
  • Court of Justice
  • Court of First Instance
  • European Court of Auditors
  • Others
  • Class Materials
decision making
Decision-Making
  • Involves the Commission, the Parliament, and the Council.
  • In general, the European Commission proposes new legislation and the Council and Parliament pass the laws.
  • All rules and procedures are laid out in the treaties.
  • Every proposal for a new law is based on a specific treaty article, referred to as the ‘legal basis’ of the proposal.
legislative procedures
Legislative Procedures
  • Assent
  • Co-decision (the most common)
  • Cooperation
  • Consultation
  • Class Materials
documents
Documents
  • Primary Legislation (constitution)
    • Treaties
      • Treaty Establishing the European Community
      • Treaty on European Union
      • Others
    • Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe (not in force)
  • International Agreements
      • Agreements with other countries & international orgs.
  • Class Materials
documents7
Documents
  • Secondary Legislation
    • Regulations
    • Directives (require implementing legislation)
    • Decisions
    • Other
      • Recommendations
      • Opinions
  • Consolidated legislation
    • Not official, but handy
  • Class Materials
preparatory materials
Preparatory Materials
  • Preparatory acts
    • Legislative proposals and opinions from the Commission
    • COM documents
      • Legislative proposals
        • White papers (contain proposals)
        • Green papers (discussion papers)
  • Class Materials
documents9
Documents
  • Case Law
    • Judgments from the European Court of Justice and Court of First Instance
    • Opinions
  • Class Materials
sources
Sources
  • Official Journal
  • EUR-Lex
  • Europa
  • LexisNexis
  • Westlaw
  • Other print & electronic sources
  • Class Materials
secondary legislation
Secondary Legislation
  • Regulations and directives
    • Number
      • (EC) 408/98
      • L10 1998
      • 93/13 (EC)
    • OJ citation
      • 1993 OJ L 95/29
    • Topic
      • Legislation in Force
regulation
Regulation
  • Council regulation (EC) 1236/2005, 2005 OJ L 200/1
    • EUR-Lex
    • LexisNexis
    • Westlaw
directive
Directive
  • Council Directive 2001/20/EC, 2001 OJ L 121/34
    • EUR-Lex
    • LexisNexis
    • Westlaw
  • Implementing legislation
    • LexisNexis
    • Westlaw
    • EUR-Lex
    • European Current Law: Monthly Digest
case law
Case Law
  • Print
    • Official reports
    • Commercial reports
  • EUR-Lex
  • Web site
  • LexisNexis
  • Westlaw
preparatory acts
Preparatory Acts
  • Avian Flu, COM(2005)171 final
    • EUR-Lex
    • Pre-Lex
    • Legislative Observatory
other useful sources
Other Useful Sources
  • Bulletin
  • A to Z Index
  • Terminology
  • Lots of print sources containing commentary, analysis & finding tools
  • Journal literature
  • Research guides