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Ms. Sonja Boelaert

Ms. Sonja Boelaert
Senior Legal Adviser
Council of the European Union

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Regional Organizations
European Union
The Sources of European Union Law
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Regional Organizations
European Union
The Sources of European Union Law
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence

For case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union, please visit the official website.

C. Additional References

For more information on international agreements concluded by the European Union, please visit the official website.

To learn more on how European Union decisions are made, please visit the official website.

EUR Lex - Access to European Union law

Official Journal of the European Union

Sources and Scope of the European Union Law, Fact Sheets European Union, European Parliament, 2014.

D. Doctrine

E. Berry, M.J. Homewood and B. Bogusz, EU Law, Text, Cases, and Materials, Oxford University Press, 2013.

C. Blumann, and L. Dubouis, « Droit institutionnel de l'Union européenne », in Lexis Nexis, Paris, 2013, pp. 545-630.

S. Boelaert, "European Union Courts"  in C. Giorgetti (ed.), The Rules, Practice, and Jurisprudence of International Courts and Tribunals, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden/Boston, 2012, pp. 415-454, and in particular pp. 430-454.

K.-D. Borchardt, The ABC of European Union law, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2010

Ch. Boutayeb, Droit institutionnel de l'Union européenne, 3th ed., LGDJ, Paris, 2014.

P. Craig and G. De Burca, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 5th edition, Oxford University Press, 2011 pp. 103-120.

Foster on EU Law, 4th ed., Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 87-130.

H. Hofmann, G. Rowe, and A. Türk, Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union, Oxford University Press, 2011. pp. 67-115.

G. Isaac and M. Blanquet, Droit général de l'Union européenne, Sirey, 2012, pp. 283-366.

K. Lenaerts and P. Van Nuffel, European Union Law, Sweet & Maxwell, 2011, pp. 753-950.

J. Schwarze,  « Les sources et principes du droit administratif européen » in J.B. Auby and J. Dutheil de Larochère,  Droit administratif européen, 2ème édition, Bruylant, 2014, pp. 469-484.

J. Van Meerbeeck, « Les principes généraux du droit de l'Union européenne »  in  Les sources du droit revisitées, vol.1 : normes internationales et constitutionnelles, Anthemis - Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles, 2012, pp. 161-205.