The Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: Neither Reckless nor Timid?
Europa Working Paper No 2014/09
14 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last revised: 11 Dec 2014
Date Written: November 18, 2014
This paper was delivered as the 2013-2014 Annual Mitchell Lecture of the Europa Institute (29th September 2014). It starts with an overview of the origins of human rights law in the European Community, and then focuses on the impact of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and some of the issues that it has thrown up.
Keywords: human rights, EU law, EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
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