Where is EU Citizenship Going? The Fraudulent Dr. Rottmann and the State of the Union in Europe

GLOBALISATION, MIGRATION AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE: INSIDERS AND OUTSIDERS, Leila S. Talani, ed., Routledge, 2011

13 Pages Posted: 23 May 2011  

Dimitry Kochenov

University of Groningen - Faculty of Law

Date Written: May 21, 2011

Abstract

This brief contribution uses a recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) in the case of Janko Rottmann (C-138/08 [2010] ECR I-0000) as a pretext to look at the likely development of the citizenship of the European Union (EU) in the near future and, particularly, at the main consequences of such development for the nationalities of the Member States, from which EU citizenship is derived.

Keywords: EU law, citizenship, nationality, competence, Rottmann, statelessness

Suggested Citation

Kochenov, Dimitry, Where is EU Citizenship Going? The Fraudulent Dr. Rottmann and the State of the Union in Europe (May 21, 2011). GLOBALISATION, MIGRATION AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE: INSIDERS AND OUTSIDERS, Leila S. Talani, ed., Routledge, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1849205

Dimitry Kochenov (Contact Author)

University of Groningen - Faculty of Law ( email )

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
Groningen, 9712 EK
Netherlands

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