Deirdre Curtin

European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Professor of European Union Law

Via Bolognese 156 (Villa Salviati)

50-139 Firenze

Italy

http://www.eui.eu/DepartmentsAndCentres/Law/People/Professors/Curtin.aspx

Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

Professor of European Law

P.O.Box 1030

Amsterdam, 1000 BA

Netherlands

http://home.medewerker.uva.nl/d.m.curtin/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Research Interests: - European Law and Institutions - EU Constitutional and Administrative Law - Protection of Fundamental Rights in Europe - Accountability of European Governance - Privacy and Security in a Global Context - Transparency and Secrecy in Law and Practice  ”

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The European Union from Maastricht to Lisbon. Institutional and Legal Unity Out of the Shadows

THE EVOLUTION OF EU LAW, 2nd edition., Paul Craig and Grainne De Burca, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Amsterdam Centre for Law and Governance Working Paper Series 2010-02
Posted: 15 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Deirdre Curtin and Ige Dekker
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Treaty of Maastricht, Treaty of Lisbon, development of EU legal system, EU unitary nature

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Delegation to EU Non-Majoritarian Agencies and Emerging Practices of Public Accountability

REGULATION THROUGH AGENCIES IN THE EU, A NEW PARADIGM OF EUROPEAN GOVENANCE?, D. Gerardin and N. Petit, pp. 88 - 119, Routledge, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Delegation of powers, EU Agencies, Public accountability

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Does Transparency Strenghten Legitimacy? A Critical Analysis of European Union Policy Documents

Information Polity, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Deirdre Curtin and Albert Meijer
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Utrecht
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Transparency, legitimacy, policy assumptions

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What Deficit? The Real World of EU Accountability - Chapter 1: The EU’s Accountability Deficit: Reality or Myth?

WHAT DEFICIT? THE REAL WORLD OF EU ACCOUNTABILITY, Mark Bovens, Deirdre Curtin, & Paul 't Hart, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Deirdre Curtin, Mark Bovens and Paul 't Hart
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Utrecht - Utrecht School of Governance and Australian National University (ANU) - School of Social Sciences
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European governance, accountability, democratic deficit

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Judging EU Secrecy

Cahiers de Droit Européen 2012/2, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-103, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance Research Paper No. 2012-07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Transparency, supranational, fault, lines, process rationale, discretionary rationale, secrecy

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Executive Power in the European Union: Law, Practices and the Living Constitution, Chapter 1 - Geology of the European Union

Deirdre Curtin, EXECUTIVE POWER OF THE EUROPEAN UNION - LAW, PARACTICES, AND THE LIVING CONSTITUTION, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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European law, Executive Power, Living Constitution

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Conceptualising Accountability in International and European Law

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, pp. 3-20, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2011
Deirdre Curtin and Andre Nollkaemper
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for International Law
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international law, european law, accountability, governance

Holding (Quasi-) Autonomous EU Administrative Actors to Public Account

European Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 523-541, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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accountability, administrative actors, agencies, comitology, control and delegation of powers, European Union

Holding (Quasi-)Autonomous EU Administrative Actors to Public Account

European Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 523-541, July 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jun 2007
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Challenging Executive Dominance in European Democracy

Modern Law Review, 77(1), 2013, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-77, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance Research Paper No. 2013-09
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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European Union, executive power, representative democracy, secrecy, parliaments, co-operation

Challenging Executive Dominance in European Democracy

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 1, pp. 1-32, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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European Union, executive power, representative democracy, secrecy, parliaments, co‐operation

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Accumulated Executive Power in Europe - The ‘Most Dangerous’ Branch of Government and the European Union

Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen - Mededelingen van de Afdeling Letterkunde, Nieuwe Reeks, Deel 71, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Nov 2009
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Executive power, European Union, accountability, checks and balances

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EEAS 2.0: A Legal Commentary on Council Decision 2010/427/EU Establishing the Organisation and Functioning of the European External Action Service

CEPS Paperbacks 2013
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 31 May 2013
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Leiden University - Leiden Law School, European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW), European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, KU Leuven, European Institute of Public Adminstration, Maastricht, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, European University Institute, University of Twente - Centre for European Studies and KU Leuven - Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
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European External Action Service, EEAS, Council Decision

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Transparency in the Council of Ministers of the EU: An Institutional Approach

European Law Journal, forthcoming (2013, vol. 19, issue 5), Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-97, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance Research Paper No. 2012-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Maarten Hillebrandt, Deirdre Curtin and Albert Meijer
Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Utrecht
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transparency, European integration, Council of Ministers, institutional analysis

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How Transparent are EU 'Comitology' Committees in Practice?

European Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 819-838, February 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jan 2010
Gijs Jan Brandsma, Albert Meijer and Deirdre Curtin
Utrecht University, University of Utrecht and European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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accountability, administrative actors, agencies, comitology, control and delegation of powers, European Union

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Tradition and Innovation: Europe's Accumulated Executive Order

West European Politics, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Deirdre Curtin and Morten Egeberg
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Oslo - Department of Political Science
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Executive order, Commission, Council of Ministers, accountability

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Towards a More Accountable EU: Retrospective and Roadmap

Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance Working Paper No. 2010-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Mark Bovens, Deirdre Curtin and Paul 't Hart
University of Utrecht - Utrecht School of Governance, European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Australian National University (ANU) - School of Social Sciences
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European Governance, Accountability, EU perspectives, Democracy, Checks and Balances

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Openness, Transparency and the Right of Access to Documents in the EU. In-Depth Analysis

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2016/63
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Deirdre Curtin and Päivi Leino
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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openness, transparency, access to documents, access to information, accountability

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Irish 'No' to the Lisbon Treaty: Ireland's Voice and Europe's Exit?

Journal for Comparative Government and European Policy (Zeitschrift für Staats- und Europawissenschaften), Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 31-50, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Ireland, Treaty of Lisbon, referendum, European Council decision

Public Accountability of Transnational Private Regulation: Chimera or Reality?

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 185-211, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2011-36, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance Research Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Deirdre Curtin and Linda A.J. Senden
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Tilburg Law School
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Transnational private regulation, private regulation, public accountability, legitimacy

Public Accountability of Transnational Private Regulation: Chimera or Reality?

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 163-188, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Deirdre Curtin and Linda A.J. Senden
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Tilburg Law School
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Data Privacy Rights and Democracy: Ireland, Europe and Beyond

Irish Journal of European Law, 18(2), pp. 5 – 14.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Mar 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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data privacy, privacy, european union law, data protection

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EEAS 2.0: Recommendations for the Amendment of Council Decision 2010/427/EU Establishing the Organisation and Functioning of the European External Action Service

CEPS Special Reports No. 78
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW), European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, KU Leuven, European Institute of Public Adminstration, Maastricht, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, Leiden University - Leiden Law School, European University Institute, University of Twente - Centre for European Studies and KU Leuven - Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
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European External Action Service, EEAS

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Security of the Interstice and Inter-Operable Data Sharing: A First Cut

S. Carrera and M. Mir (eds.), Constitutionalising the Security Union: Effectiveness, Rule of law and Rights in Countering Terrorism and Crime, Centre for European Policy Studies (2017)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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European Legal Integration: Paradise Lost?

D.M. Curtin, A. Klip, J. McCahery, J.M. Smits (eds.), European Integration and Law (Antwerpen: Interesentia 2006)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Legal integration, governance, European Union, transparency

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Book II - Administrative Rulemaking

ReNEUAL Model Rules on EU Administrative Procedure Book II – Administrative Rulemaking, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Deirdre Curtin, Herwig C.H. Hofmann and Joana Mendes
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Universite du Luxembourg and Universite du Luxembourg
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non-legislative rule-making; constitutional principles; administrative law

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Secrecy Inside and Outside: EU External Relations in Focus

Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS), 2016:13, ISBN: 978-91-86107-70-3
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin and Christina Eckes
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance
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Positioning Accountability in European Governance: An Introduction

West European Politics, Volume 33, Issue 5, p. 929-945
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin, Peter Mair and Yannis Papadopoulos
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Independent and University of Lausanne - Institut d'Etudes Politiques et Internationales
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Accountability, European politics, Governance

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How Transparent are EU Comitology Committees in Practice?

European Law Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 819-838, November 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Gijs Jan Brandsma, Deirdre Curtin and Albert Meijer
Utrecht University, European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Utrecht
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Transparency in the EU Council of Ministers: An Institutional Analysis

European Law Journal, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 1-20, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Maarten Hillebrandt, Deirdre Curtin and Albert Meijer
Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Utrecht
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Constitutionalising EU Executive Rule‐Making Procedures: A Research Agenda

European Law Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Deirdre Curtin, Herwig C.H. Hofmann and Joana Mendes
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Universite du Luxembourg and Universite du Luxembourg
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Transparency in the EU: Constitutional Overtones, Institutional Dynamics, and the Escape Hatch of Secrecy

Adam Lazowski and Steven Blockmans (eds), Research handbook on EU institutional law (Edward Elgar), pp. 190-219
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin and Maarten Hillebrandt
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

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The European Union Security Exception: Beyond Control

Carol Harlow, Päivi Leino and Giacinto della Cananea, Research Handbook on EU Administrative Law (Edward Elgar), 2017
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin and Vigjilenca Abazi
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Maastricht

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The European Union and Executive Power

Dennis Patterson, Anna Soderstern (eds.), A Companion to European Union Law and International Law (Wiley Blackwell)
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Differentiated Representation: Is a Flexible European Parliament Desirable?

Bruno De Witte, Andrea Ott and Ellen Vos (eds), Between Flexibility and Disintegration
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin and Cristina Fasone
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and LUISS Guido Carli

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Private Interest Representation or Civil Society Deliberation? A Contemporary Dilemma for European Union Governance

SAGE Social and Legal Studies, volume 12, no. 1, p. 55-75
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Civil society, democracy, decision-making

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Open Government: Connecting Vision and Voice

International Review of Administrative Sciences, Volume 78, no. 1, p. 1-29.
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin, Albert Meijer and Maarten Hillebrandt
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Utrecht and Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

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Open government, transparency, information, interactive, participation, active citizenship

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Making a Political Constitution for the European Union

European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 8, pp. 65 - 76 (2006)
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Transparency and Political Participation in EU Governance: A Role for Civil Society?

Journal for Cultural Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, p. 445-471, doi: 10.1080/14797589909367178, published online 17 March 2009
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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EU Governance, transparency, citizen participation, democracy, social dialogue, civil society

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In Search of Transparency for EU Law-Making: Trilogues on the Cusp of Dawn

Common Market Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 6, 2017
Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Deirdre Curtin and Päivi Leino
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law

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Second Order Secrecy and Europe's Legality Mosaics

West European Politics, forthcoming
Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2018
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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‘Accountable Independence’ of the European Central Bank: Seeing the Logics of Transparency

European Law Journal, Vol. 23, Issue 1-2, pp. 28-44, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Overseeing Secrets in the EU: A Democratic Perspective

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 684-700, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Deirdre Curtin
European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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The Kadi Case: Mapping the Boundaries between the Executive and the Judiciary in Europe

International Organizations Law Review, Vol. 5, pp. 1-5, 2009
Posted: 26 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Christina Eckes and Deirdre Curtin
Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance and European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Counter-terrorism, Kadi, Executive, Judiciary

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Agency Growth Between Autonomy and Accountability: The European Police Office as a ‘Living Institution’

Journal of European Public Policy, 2011
Posted: 23 May 2011
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, European University Institute, Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Tilburg Law School & Tilburg School of Politics and Public Administration

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accountability, autonomy, European Union agencies, Europol, living institution