2nd November 2015
THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED
Time: 17:00-19:00 (registration from 16:15)
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has achieved very much since its inception. However, some have argued that it may be time for the Court to consider reforming its interpretative approach. For example, the CJEU has been criticised for being too ready to depart from the text of EU rules, and for unpredictability and lack of clarity in its decision-making. This event will consider whether the CJEU is in need of a new judicial approach for the 21st century which shows greater deference to the wording of EU law, and to the political process at EU and national level. It will also examine the principle of subsidiarity and discuss whether the Court should give greater prominence to respect for national identity. The speakers will offer short presentations aimed at facilitating a discussion likely to be of interest to legal practitioners, judges, academics, and non-lawyers with an interest in the role of the CJEU.
This event is convened by Justine Stefanelli, Maurice Wohl Associate Senior Research Fellow in European Law.
- Marie Demetriou QC, Brick Court Chambers
- Ben Ray, Cabinet Office European Law Group
- Judge Siniša Rodin, Court of Justice of the European Union
- Professor Derrick Wyatt QC, University of Oxford and Brick Court Chambers
- Graham Child, Fellow, Lincoln College, Oxford
The Rt Hon Lord Mance, Supreme Court
- Opening Remarks - Graham Child
- Does the CJEU need a new judicial approach for the 21st Century? A CJEU user's perspective - Marie Demetriou QC
- A Metacritique of the Court of Justice of the EU - Judge Siniša Rodin
- Towards a New Judicial Approach for the 21st Century - Professor Derrick Wyatt
This event is accredited with 2 CPD hours.
This event is fully booked.
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