624 Pages 15 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

    624 Pages 15 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

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    European Union Law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking EU Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising EU Law.

     The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning, helping you to advance with confidence: 

    • Clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject; 
    • Key Facts boxes throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding; 
    • End-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic; 
    • Cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly; 
    • Frequent activities and self-test questions and sample essay questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice; 
    • A brand new ‘critiquing the law’ feature is designed to foster essential critical thinking skills.

    This 6th edition has been fully updated to include discussion of all key changes and developments in the law, including new legal provisions in relation to Covid-19, major case developments and changes to legal treaties.

    1. The historic origins and character of the EU legal order 2. The political and legal institutions of the European Union 3. sources of EU law 4. The legislative process 5. Enforcement of EU law (through ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ actions) 6. Article 267 TFEU and the preliminary reference procedure 7. The relationship between EU law and national law – supremacy 8. The relationship between EU law and national law – direct effect 9. State liability 10. The Internal Market 11. Citizenship of the Union 12. The free movement of workers 13. Freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide and receive services under Articles 49 and 56 TFEU 14. The free movement of goods and Articles 34 and 35 TFEU 15. Article 28 TFEU and Customs tariffs and Article 110 TFEU and discriminatory internal taxation 16. EU competition law 17. Social policy 18. Discrimination law


    Tony Storey is an Assistant Professor in Law at the University of Northumbria where he teaches Criminal Law, EU Law and Sports Law. Tony is the programme leader for the MLaw programme at Northumbria Law School.

    Alexandra Pimor is Director of Nature Governance at the Earth Law Center, where she leads on the Nature On The Board initiative.