Enforcing EU Values: Reverse Solange and a Systemic Deficiency Committee

19 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2016

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Armin von Bogdandy

Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Carlino Antpöhler

Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Michael Ioannidis

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Date Written: January 22, 2016

Abstract

Some of the Member States of the European Union (EU) are threatening fundamental principles enshrined in Article 2 TEU. Authoritarian tendencies, threatening democracy and human rights, are evident in Hungary and Romania. In Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, and again Romania, systemic corruption and the weakness of some domestic institutions threaten the Union’s fundamental rule of law principle. The financial crisis has aggravated some of the deficiencies. It adds to the sense of crisis that to date only few EU remedies exist. We suggest the establishment of a "Systemic Deficiency Committee" to suplemment the new EU Rule of Law Framework introduced by the Commission in 2014.

Suggested Citation

von Bogdandy, Armin and Antpöhler, Carlino and Ioannidis, Michael, Enforcing EU Values: Reverse Solange and a Systemic Deficiency Committee (January 22, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2720408 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2720408

Armin Von Bogdandy

Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law ( email )

Im Neuenheimer Feld 535
69120 Heidelberg, 69120
Germany

Carlino Antpöhler

Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law ( email )

Im Neuenheimer Feld 535
69120 Heidelberg, 69120
Germany

Michael Ioannidis (Contact Author)

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law ( email )

Im Neuenheimer Feld 535
69120 Heidelberg, 69120
Germany

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