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Just published: Spring 2017 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies

Submitted by on 10/04/2017 – 3:36 pmNo Comment

The new Spring 2017 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies has gone online:

The topics tackled in this edition range from the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, over the European Court of Justice’s interpretation of the fundamental right to conduct business, to the cross-border portability of online content services in the EU and Empirical Legal Studies.

Moreover, this issue’s New Voices section includes a critical review of the International Court of Justice’s ruling in the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State case, as well as a theoretical discussion of the ‘Ought-Implies-Can’ thesis and an analysis of the increasing role of online platforms as private regulators.

This issue also features book reviews of Floris de Witte’s monograph Justice in the EU. The Emergence of Transnational Solidarity (OUP 2015), Päivi Johanna Neuvonen’s recent book Equal Citizenship and Its Limits in EU Law: We the burden? (Hart Publishing 2016) and of the edited volume What Form of Government for the European Union and for the Eurozone? (Hart 2015) by Federico Fabbrini, Ernst Hirsch Ballin and Han Somsen (eds.).

Founded in 2007, the European Journal of Legal Studies is a double-blind peer reviewed, open-access journal managed by Ph.D. researchers of the Department of Law at the European University Institute, Florence. It is dedicated to the promotion of young legal scholarship and publishes articles in the field of international, comparative, European law and legal theory.


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