How Interpretation Techniques Can Shape the Relationship between Constitutional Courts and the European Union - A Comment on the Spanish Tribunal Constitucional's Judgment No 199/2009 and the Czech Constitutional Court’s Judgment No 29/2009
King’s Law Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 371-392, 2010
22 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2010
Date Written: October 4, 2010
The purpose of this essay is to provide a detailed examination of two recent decisions issued by the constitutional courts of two Member States of the European Union (hereinafter ‘EU’). These decisions raise a series of issues regarding the process of integration of the Union since, in both cases, the courts appear to take on the role of guardians of the constitutional domestic system and act as reviewers of the Union’s policies.
Keywords: Tribunal Constitucional, Czech Constitutional Court, human rights, judicial dialogue, Lisbon Treaty, European Arrest Warrant
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