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From the Constitution for Europe to the Reform Treaty: a literature survey on European Constitutional Law
Perspectives on Federalism, Summer 2009 (2009)
  • Giuseppe Martinico
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to offer a brief overview of the international literature regarding the European Constitutional Law. It is possible to identify five groups of studies which will serve as guidelines of this review article: 1. The Constitution for Europe and the constitutional moment; 2. The Constitutional Treaty and the innovations 'proposed'; 3. The European Court of Justice’s activism; 4. The Constitutional stop and the rise of the Reform Treaty; 5. The notion and the nature of a Constitution for Europe after the constitutional failure.
Keywords
  • European constitutional law,
  • European Union,
  • constitutionalization,
  • fundamental rights
Disciplines
Publication Date
July 20, 2009
Citation Information
Giuseppe Martinico. "From the Constitution for Europe to the Reform Treaty: a literature survey on European Constitutional Law" Perspectives on Federalism, Summer 2009 Vol. 1 Iss. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/giuseppe_martinico/11/