The Case Law of the European Court of Justice

November 7, 2009

Many of the socio-economic rights incorporated into the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (EU) have already been given recognition by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In relation to the workings of the single market, throughout the history of the European Community (EC), it was not the case that its negative aspects […]

Are History and Geography the Only Factors that Determine a Country’s Laws?

October 11, 2009

The statement that history and geography are the sole determinants of a country‚Äôs laws on its first reading already reveals an inherent flaw, namely its exclusive nature. While the determining force of the factors of geography and history is self-evident and will not be negated in this essay, it will be shown that they cannot […]