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Author Castillo Ortiz, Pablo José, author.

Title EU treaties and the judicial politics of national courts : a law and politics approach / Pablo José Castillo Ortiz
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Law, courts and politics ; 5
Law, courts and politics ; 5
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1 National Higher Courts and Processes of Ratification of European Union Treaties; 2 Constructing a Model of Judicial Behavior: Theoretical Framework; 3 EU Primary Law Before the Guardians of the Constitution: Courts' Decisions on the Merits; 4 Kompetenz-Kompetenz-The Doctrine of the Last Say: The Interpretative Decisions of Courts; 5 The Legal Dimension: Assessing Judicial Behaviour from the Viewpoint of Legal Rules; 6 The Political Dimension: A Pro-ratification Context
7 The Judicial Dimension: Institutional Design and Decisional Dynamics8 Judicial Behaviour as a Result of Complex Causation: A QCA Approach to the Juridical Dynamics of Treaty Ratification; 9 Conclusions and Some Final Reflections; 10 Methodological Appendix; Index
Summary Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr. Castillo Ortiz makes for the first time a comprehensive analysis of all such rulings by national higher courts on European Union treaties issued during their processes of ratification. Using an interdisciplinary Law and Politics approach and a sophisticated methodological strategy, the book describes th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 14, 2015)
Subject European Union.
European Union.
Courts -- European Union countries
Judicial independence -- European Union countries
Judicial process -- European Union countries
Treaties -- Political aspects
Treaties -- Ratification.
Treaty-making power -- European Union countries
Diplomatic relations.
Judicial independence.
Judicial process.
LAW -- International.
Treaties -- Ratification.
Treaty-making power.
European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Treaties
European Union countries.
Genre/Form Treaties.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315715368
Other Titles European Union treaties and the judicial politics of national courts