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The accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights

Paul Gragl (Author)
This book examines the concerns for the EU's legal system in relation to accession and questions whether and how accession and the system of human rights protection under the Convention can be effectively reconciled with the autonomy of EU law
eBook, English, 2013
Hart, Oxford, 2013
1 online resource (xxviii, 333 pages)
9781782251637, 9781306119726, 9781782251644, 9781474200097, 1782251634, 1306119723, 1782251642, 1474200095
Prelims; Acknowledgements; Contents; Table of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; Part I Introduction-A Tale of Two Courts; 1 Setting the Scene for Accession; 2 Scope of this Book; Part II The Autonomy of European Union Lawversus International Law and Courts; 3 The Notion of Legal Autonomy; 4 The EU and International Courtsand Tribunals; 5 A Special Case: The Court of Justiceof the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights; 6 The EU, International Law and International Courts: An AnticipatingAssessment for Accession. Part III The Road from Luxembourg to Strasbourg: Reconciling Accession and Autonomy7 The Status of the Accession Agreement and the Convention after Accession; 8 External Review by Strasbourg: A Hierarchy of Courts?; 9 Individual Applications after Accession:Introducing the Co-Respondent Mechanism; 10 Inter-Party Cases after Accession; 11 The Exhaustion of Domestic Remediesand the Prior Involvement of the Luxembourg Court; Part IV Conclusions and Outlook; 12 The Analytical Point of Departure: Revisiting and Answering the Research Question. 13 The Prerequisites and Consequencesof Accession: A Summary of Findings14 Outlook and Future Perspectives; Appendix; Bibliography and References; Index