1. Recently the ECJ has been criticized by leading politicians, national judges and legal academics for unduly extending the scope of EU law and overstepping its own jurisdiction, to the detriment of the reserved competences or (more broadly) the political autonomy of the member states. This volume seeks to address this question from a scholarly perspective, by collecting and confronting the views of leading specialists of EU law examining the EC...

  2. This book offers a critical evaluation by leading international experts of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and gives to-the-point answers on current questions.

  3. The introduction by the Amsterdam Treaty of the flexibility clauses, authorising a majority of Member States to co-operate more closely in areas covered by the Treaties, has been received with mixed feelings.