Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

The reference points of EU judicial politics

Chalmers, Damian and Chaves, Mariana (2012) The reference points of EU judicial politics. Journal of European Public Policy, 19 (1). pp. 25-42. ISSN 1350-1763

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

Explanations of the dynamics of EU judicial politics must also account for its incidence. Incidence relies on a relationship between three arenas – those for norm-setting, litigation and judgments – with each conditioning the possibilities for action in the others. Through a study of all 2007–2009 preliminary rulings we find two predominant dynamics here. ‘Patrol norms’ dedicated to securing common policies give rise to low salience judgments dominated by transnational enterprise and national administration litigation. ‘Thickly evaluative norms’ are concerned with articulating certain values. Dominated by litigation by domestic undertakings and non-commercial actors, these norms generate the Court's most salient judgments.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/routledge/13501763...
Additional Information: © 2012 Routledge
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JX International law
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2011 08:07
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/37067/

Actions (login required)

Record administration - authorised staff only Record administration - authorised staff only