The use of substantive international law by the EU judiciary

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The aim of this chapter is to explore the subject of the general principles of EU law from a comparative law perspective. Instead of providing a descriptive overview of the cases in which the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has relied on explicit comparative analysis in its case law, this chapter will analyse the role of comparative law
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch handbook on general principles in EU law
EditorsKatja S. Ziegler, Robert Jennings, Päivi J. Neuvonen, Violeta Moreno-Lax
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781784712389
ISBN (Print)9781784712372
Publication statusPublished - 22 Apr 2022

Publication series

NameResearch Handbooks in European Law series
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing


  • EU law
  • harmonisation
  • international law
  • normative conflict
  • systemic integration


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