The course will introduce students to the institutional structures in the European Union; community legislation and policy-making. For this purpose a basic knowledge of constitutional law, either of the United States or other countries will be helpful. The European judicial system and the relationships between national courts and the European Court of Justice (EJC) will receive particular attention. The course will explore leading decisions of the ECJ; the European Union's regulations of commerce; the Monetary Union and the future of the EU.
European Union Law In A Nutshell by Ralph H. Folsom, 7th ed., 2011, West Publishing CO, ISBN 978-0-314-26849-5.
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The final examination will be a multiple-choice exam with a possible essay question.
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Class preparation and participation (or lack thereof) will be taken into account in determining the final grades.
If you have any questions regarding the course please do not hesitate to contact the instructor (email: SUSANJACQUELINE@hotmail.com).