From the Constitution for Europe to the Reform Treaty: A Literature Survey on European Constitutional Law

Perspectives on Federalism, Vol. 1, Single Issue, 2009

29 Pages Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last revised: 28 Jun 2011

Date Written: August 14, 2009

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

Suggested Citation

Martinico, Giuseppe, From the Constitution for Europe to the Reform Treaty: A Literature Survey on European Constitutional Law (August 14, 2009). Perspectives on Federalism, Vol. 1, Single Issue, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1452617

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