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European Union Law


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European Court of Justice

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European Union Court System

These EU courts are based in Luxembourg. They ensure that the interpretation and application of EU law is observed.


Finding EU Cases & Domestic Cases applying EU Law

EU CASELAW

The reports are listed alphabetically in the HEIN Foreign & International Law Resources Database and comprise:

  • Reports of Cases before the Court 1954-1989
  • Reports of Cases before the Court of Justice and the General Court, Section I: Court of Justice 1990+ (formerly called Reports of Cases before the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance)
  • Reports of Cases before the Court of Justice and the General Court, Section II: General Court 1993+ (formerly called Reports of Cases before the Court of Justice)
  • European Court Reports. Reports of European Community Staff Cases: ECR-SC 1994-2009

 

Eur-Lex (open access) includes:

This caselaw from the European Court of Justice - includes: 

  1. Judgments and orders including:
    • cases brought by EU institutions, Member States, corporate bodies or individuals against an EU institution or the European Central Bank
    • cases brought against EU Member States for failing to fulfil their obligations under the EU treaties
    • national courts' requests for preliminary rulings concerning the validity or interpretation of EU law
    • disputes between the EU and its staff
  2. Opinions and views of Advocates General
  3. Opinions of the Court on draft agreements between the EU and non-EU countries or international organisations.

 

NATIONAL CASELAW APPLYING EU LAW