Security versus Justice?: Police and Judicial Cooperation in the European Union, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Security versus Justice?

Police and Judicial Cooperation in the European Union, 1st Edition

By Florian Geyer

Edited by Elspeth Guild

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352 pages

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One of the most dynamic areas of EU law since the great changes brought to the EU constitutional order by the Amsterdam Treaty in 1999 has been cooperation in the fields of policing and criminal justice. Both fields have already been the subject of substantial legislative effort in the EU and an increasing amount of judicial activity in the European Court of Justice. In 2007 - after the Constitutional Treaty of 2004 failed - the new Reform Treaty planned very substantive changes to these policies. Bringing together a wide-ranging set of topics and contributors, this book enables readers to understand these changes by examining three key questions: how did we get to the Reform Treaty; what have been - and still are - the key struggles in competence; and how do the changes fit into the transformation of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the EU?

Reviews

'An excellent and highly readable guide on the essentials of police and judicial cooperation in the European Union. Presents a comprehensive, analytic and balanced portrait covering a variety of themes in a rapidly changing legal landscape…a vital source of reference for students, researchers and policy makers in this field.' Gert Vermeulen, Ghent University, Belgium

About the Author/Editor

Elspeth Guild is based at the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium and is a Professor of European Migration Law at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Florian Geyer is based at the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General