General information

Module title Introduction To Eu Procedural Law
Language English
Module lecturer dr Katarzyna Szczepańska LL.M.
Lecturer's email ks275@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position adjunct
Faculty Faculty of Law and Administration
Semester 2022/2023 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 8
USOS code 10-IEUPL-w-Erasm

Timetable

Start (first class): Wednesday 12/10/2022

Wednesdays 13:15-14:45

Collegium Iuridicum Novum, Room 4.6

Module aim (aims)

- providing students with basic knowledge on the introductory aspects of the European Union procedural law (system of the organisation of the Union Courts, types of actions, basic rules of the procedure before the Union Courts)

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

- knowledge of European Union law, civil law

- skills in reading and understanding legal acts and judgements

- knowledge of civil procedural law (recommended not obligatory)

- reasonable command of English

Syllabus

Week 1           Introduction: EU Procedural Law versus EU Substantive Law

Week 2           The system of judicial protection in the European Union – overview

Week 3           The judicial organisation in the European Union – overview

Week 4           The Court of Justice of the European Union as institution of judicial protection

Week 5           The Court of Justice

Week 6           The General Court

Week 7           Enforcement of the Union Law – the preliminary ruling – part 1

Week 8           Enforcement of the Union Law – the preliminary ruling – part 2

Week 9           Enforcement of the Union Law – action for infringement of Union Law

Week 10         Protection against the actions of the Institutions – action for annulement

Week 11         Direct actions

Week 12         Application for an Opinion

Week 13         Procedure before the Union Courts – Common procedural rules

Week 14         Procedure before the Union Courts – procedure in case for reference for preliminary rulings

Week 15         Exam

Reading list

K. Lenaerts, J. Maselis, K. Gutman, EU Procedural law, Luxembourg 2015

European Courts Judgements (Eur-Lex)

K. Lenaerts, Interlocking legal orders in the European Union and Comparative Law, (2003) I.C.L.Q. 873-906

R. Barents, The Court of Justies after the Treaty of Lisbon, (2010) C.M.L. Rev. 709-28.

V. Skouris, The Court of Justice of the European Union: A Judiciary in a Constant State of Transformation, [in:] E. Cardonnel, A. Rosas, N. Wahl (eds.), Constitutionalising The EU Judicial System. Essays in Honour of Pernilla Lindh, Oxford and Portland, Hart Publishing, 2012, 3-13.