Laurent Pech

Middlesex University - School of Law

Professor of European Law

The Burroughs

London, NW4 4BT

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Fundamental Rights Protection in the EU Post Lisbon Treaty

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Laurent Pech and Xavier Groussot
Middlesex University - School of Law and Lund University - Faculty of Law
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European Union, Human Rights, Lisbon Treaty

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France's Burning Issue: Understanding the Urban Riots of November 2005

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Raphaël Canet, Laurent Pech and Maura Stewart
Faculty of Social Sciences - University of Ottawa, Middlesex University - School of Law and National University of Ireland, Galway - Department of French
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Riots, Violence, France, Suburbs, Banlieues

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The Rule of Law as a Constitutional Principle of the European Union

Jean Monnet Working Paper Series No. 4/2009
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Sep 2009
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of Law, Constitutional Principle, European Union

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The Scope of Application of Fundamental Rights on Member States' Action: In Search of Certainty in EU Adjudication

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2011
Lund University, Middlesex University - School of Law and Reykjavik University
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European Union, Treaty of Lisbon, Fundamental Rights, General Principles of Law, European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights, Scope (or field) of Application of European Union Law, Member State Action

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Rule of Law in France

ASIAN DISCOURSES OF RULE OF LAW. THEORIES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RULE OF LAW IN TWELVE ASIAN COUNTRIES, FRANCE AND THE U.S., R.P. Peerenboom (ed), Publisher London: Routledge, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of law, Constitutionalism, France, Germany, European Union

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Illiberalism Within: Rule of Law Backsliding in the EU

Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2017
Laurent Pech and Kim Lane Scheppele
Middlesex University - School of Law and Program in Law and Public Affairs, Princeton University
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Rule of law, Democracy, European Union, Hungary, Poland

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EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: A Legal Assessment of the Draft Accession Agreement of 14th October 2011

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Xavier Groussot, Tobias Lock and Laurent Pech
Lund University, Maynooth University Department of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Council of Europe, European Convention on Human Rights, accession agreement, fundamental rights

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Balancing Freedom of the Press with Competing Rights and Interests: A Comparative Perspective

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, Eoin O'Dell, ed., Ashgate, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Freedom of the press, Freedom of Expression, European Convention on Human Rights,European Court of Human Rights, Balancing of Rights

Upholding the Rule of Law in the EU: On the Commission's ‘Pre-Article 7 Procedure’ as a Timid Step in the Right Direction

(2015) 11 European Constitutional Law Review, pp. 512-540 [an enlarged version under the title "Monitoring and Enforcement of the Rule of Law in the EU: Rhetoric and Reality"], Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2015/24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2015
Dimitry Kochenov and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of Law, EU values, Hungary, Article 2 TEU, Article 7 TEU, pre-Article 7 procedure.

Upholding the Rule of Law in the EU: On the Commission's ‘Pre-Article 7 Procedure’ as a Timid Step in the Right Direction

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. 2015/24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2015
Dimitry Kochenov and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of Law, pre-article 7, hungary, eu values, article 7 teu

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The Solution to the 'Democratic Deficit': A New Type of Governance for the European Union?

Journal of European Integration, Vol. 2, p. 131, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Democracy, European Union, Governance, Legitimacy, Proceduralization of Law

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'Trying to Have it Both Ways' - On the First Judgments of the Court of First Instance Concerning EC Acts Adopted in the Fight Against International Terrorism

Irish Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jul 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Terrorism, European Community Law, United Nations Security Council, Jurisdiction, Jus Cogens, Fundamental Rights

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Monitoring and Enforcement of the Rule of Law in the EU: Rhetoric and Reality

European Constitutional Law Review, Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2015, pp 512-540, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper 2016-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Dimitry Kochenov and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, European Union Values, Rule of Law

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The Law of Holocaust Denial in Europe: Towards a (Qualified) EU-Wide Criminal Prohibition

Jean Monnet Working Paper No.10/09
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Jan 2010
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Freedom of Expression, Holocaust Denial, Genocide Denial, European Union Law, European Convention on Human Rights

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Better Late than Never? On the Commission's Rule of Law Framework and Its First Activation

54 Journal of Common Market Studies, 2016, pp. 1062–1074., University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper 2016-08
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Dimitry Kochenov and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Article 7 TEU, Rule of Law, backsliding, EU law, democracy, Hungary, Poland, European Commission, enforcement

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Thinking Justice Outside the Docket: A Critical Assessment of the Reform of the EU's Court System

Common Market Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2017, HEC Paris Research Paper No. LAW-2017-1187
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Alberto Alemanno and Laurent Pech
HEC Paris - Tax & Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Judicial Governance, Openness, Transparency, Legitimacy, Accountability, European Union, Good Governance

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Conflict of Jurisdiction and Cyber-Torts: The Problematic 'Adaptation' of the Shevill Case-Law by the Court of Justice of the EU

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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conflicts of jurisdiction, personality rights, online content, European Union

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Government by Judiciary and Judicial Self-Restraint in France and in the Us

"Le remède au gouvernement des juges: Le judicial self-restraint?" in S. Brondel, N. Foulquier, L. Heuschling (dir), Gouvernement des juges et démocratie, Paris, Presses universitaires de la Sorbonne, 2001, p. 63-113
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Government by Judiciary, Judicial self-restraint, Constitutional Interpretation, France, USA

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Between Judicial Minimalism and Avoidance: The Court of Justice's Sidestepping of Fundamental Constitutional Issues in Römer and Dominguez

Common Market Law Review (2012) 49(6) 1841-1880
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2013
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Human Rights, Justiciability

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'A Union Founded on the Rule of Law': Meaning and Reality of the Rule of Law as a Constitutional Principle of EU Law

European Constitutional Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 359-396, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2011
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of Law, Constitutional Principle, European Union

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France: Rethinking 'Droits-Creances'

SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS JURISPRUDENCE - EMERGING TRENDS IN COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, Malcolm Langford, ed., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Socio-economic rights, fundamental rights, France, justiciability

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When the Public Interest Masks Lawyers' Interests: Luxembourg's Failure to Adhere to Directive 98/5

Irish Journal of European Law, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Oct 2007
Laurent Pech and Anna Louise Hinds
Middlesex University - School of Law and National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) - School of Law
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Lawyers, European Community Law, Freedom of Establishment, Linguistic Knowledge, Registration in the national Bar Register

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The Fabulous Destiny of the EC Treaty: From Treaty to Constitution to Treaty Again?

Irish Journal of European Law, Vol. 15, No. 49, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Constitution, EC Treaty, Lisbon Treaty

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The Rule of Law as a Guiding Principle of European Union’s External Action

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2012
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of law, European Union, external action, external promotion, normative influence, measurement

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European Union, Constitution, Lisbon Treaty, Ireland

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The European Project: Neither Neo-Liberal, Nor Socialist - A Reply to Andy Storey

Irish Review, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2007
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Neo-liberalism, Competition Law

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The Institutional Development of the EU Post Lisbon: A Case of Plus Ça Change?

THE EU AFTER THE TREATY OF LISBON: A LEGAL ASSESSMENT, D. Ashiagbor, N. Countouris and I. Lianos, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2011
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Lisbon Treaty, Institutions, Institutional Reform, Democracy

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The EU as a Global Rule of Law Promoter: The Consistency and Effectiveness Challenges

Asia Europe Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10308-015-0432-z
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Rule of Law, External Action

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The International Guarantee of the Constitutional Order of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Revue Française de Droit Constitutionnel, No. 42, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Bosnia, Dayton Agreement, High Representative, Protectorate, Rule of Law

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An EU Mechanism on Democracy, the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights

European Parliamentary Research Service, PE 579.328, April 2016
Number of pages: 214 Posted: 29 Apr 2016
Middlesex University - School of Law, National Council for Crime Prevention, Milieu Ltd., Milieu Ltd., Milieu Ltd., Independent and Milieu Ltd.
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European Union, Democracy, Rule of Law, Fundamental Rights

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Ni Panacée, Ni Gadget: Le 'Nouveau Cadre De L’Union Européenne Pour Renforcer L’Etat De Droit' (Neither Gadget Nor Panacea: 'A New EU Framework to Strengthen the Rule of Law')

Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Européen, oct-déc 2015, pp. 1-26.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, Middlesex University - School of Law and University of Bordeaux - Montesquieu University - Bordeaux IV
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EU Law, EU Values, Systemic Threat, Rule of Law Framework, Rule of Law Dialogue, European Commission, Council of the EU, Article 2 TEU, Article 7 TEU, Article 258 TFEU, Hungary

Introduction: The Great Rule of Law Debate in the EU

54 Journal of Common Market Studies, 2016, pp. 1045-1049, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper 2016-26
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Dimitry Kochenov, Amichai Magen and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Middlesex University - School of Law
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EU law, Rule of Law, EU Values, Principles of EU Law, Democracy, Poland, Hungary

Introduction: The Great Rule of Law Debate in the EU

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 1045-1049, 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Dimitry Kochenov, Amichai Magen and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Libertad de expresión, viñetas y blasfemia en Francia (Freedom of Expression, Cartoons and Blasphemy in France)

Foreign Affairs, Latinoamérica, Vol. 15: Núm. 2, pp. 51-58 (2015)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Apr 2015
Laurent Pech and David Keane
Middlesex University - School of Law and Middlesex University
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Freedom of expression, Blasphemy, Cartoons

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Respect for Human Rights as a General Objective of the EU's External Action

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Annabel Egan and Laurent Pech
Independent and Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Human Rights, External Action

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Book Review of the Eclipse of the Legality Principle in the European Union by L. Besselink et al (Kluwer, 2010)

European Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Nov 2011
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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principle of legality, rule of law, Europe

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genocide denial, France, constitutional law, freedom of expression

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Promoting the Rule of Law Abroad: On the EU's Limited Contribution to the Shaping of an International Understanding of the Rule of Law

The EU’s Shaping of the International Legal Order (CUP, 2013)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Apr 2015
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Policing Online Gambling: The French Attempt at Restricting Gambling Services from Malta

Revue Lamy Droit de l'immatériel, No. 378, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Online Gambling, Jurisdiction, Community Law

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Memorandum: On the Ethical and Legal Issues Arising from the Appointment of the Former President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso As Non-Executive Chairman and Director of Goldman Sachs International

HEC Paris Research Paper No. LAW-2017-1199
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Vesco Paskalev, Alberto Alemanno and Laurent Pech
University of Hull, HEC Paris - Tax & Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Barroso; Barrosogate; Ad Hoc Ethical Committee; European Commission; European Union

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US Report - Symposium on 'Constitution and Freedom of Speech'

Annuaire International de Justice Constitutionnelle, Vol. XXII, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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Liberte d'expression, Free speech, discours politique, religion, recherche

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The Non-State Nature of the European Union

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Oct 2012
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law
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European Union, Constitutional Law, Lisbon Treaty

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Fixing a Hole Where the Rain Gets in: The Lisbon Treaty and the Irish 'Legal Guarantees'

Irish Journal of European Law, Vol. 16, Nos. 1 &2, pp. 5-36, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jun 2011
Laurent Pech and Patrick B. Griffin
Middlesex University - School of Law and Université Paris 12
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European Union, Lisbon Treaty, Ireland

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Better Late than Never? On the European Commission's Rule of Law Framework and its First Activation

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 1062-1074, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Dimitry Kochenov and Laurent Pech
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law and Middlesex University - School of Law
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Rule of Law, European Commission, Article 7, Poland, Hungary

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Malitiis Non Est Indulgendum - on the European Union's Alleged Neo-Liberal Bias

Chaire de Recherche du Canada en Mondialisation, Citoyenneté et Démocratie Paper No. 2006-02
Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Laurent Pech
Middlesex University - School of Law

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EU Constitution, European Law, European Integration, Neo-liberalism, Race to the Bottom, Fiscal Dumping, Social Dumping