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    The Lisbon Treaty

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    since the early 1990s. Therefore, Lisbon Treaty was lately implemented in order to improve the Union’s democracy. However, it is arguable that whether the Lisbon Treaty is effective enough to tackle the problem of democracy, which will be discussed in the following. In this essay, I will first define what is ‘democratic deficit’ and show the historical development of Lisbon Treaty, hence talking about the significant changes and problems of it. Furthermore, I will make a comparison between the before and after implementation of the Treaty in order to check the effectiveness of such treaty.…

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    Neo Functionalism Essay

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    This treaty was formed the legal basis for the unification of a Europe union. Citizenship, monetary policy, common foreign and security policies and union combination co operation were addressed. The treaty was signed October 29th 2004 by representative of the European Union back then and then it was later approved 18 members states and also included votes in Spain and Luxembourg. But the disapproval of the document by the French and Dutch voters in 2005 brought the authorization process to a…

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    of a series of Treaty revisions, and subsequently the political balance of power in the EU has changed. Legislative…

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    The Maastricht Treaty

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    peaceful Europe. Over decades of treaty making and attempts to collaborate with one another, eventually, the Maastricht Treaty was created in 1992. This new treaty was put into effect in 1993 providing unity to twenty-seven member states. Giving the world the birth of the European Union. Through the decades in the wake of WWII Europe has been in zero armed disputes. Their success with maintaining peace among each other was proving to work, yet, there is indubitably a lot more issues to resolve…

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    Eu Law Case Study

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    European Court of Justice (ECJ) decisions and the methods of ‘qualification’ to EU law’s supremacy that MS adopted alongside with the academics opinions. 2.0: EU law is supreme It is essential for the EU legal system (being one of the biggest legal orders in the world ) to be supreme in order to ensure the uniform application and effectiveness of Community law within the MS. Though the principle of supremacy is not explicitly stated in any of the EC Treaties or probably in future treaty, the…

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    Starting from the Three Pillar structure recognized in 1993, under the Treaty of European Union or the Maastritch Treay. The first pillar being the European Community, acting as a supranationalist, being the one in charge of institutions and legislative procedures, agricultural policy, the internal market, environment, citizens’ right, economic and monetary union, regional policy and many more. The other two pillars being intergovernmentalists, the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the…

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    or innocence. National borders are not a consideration when criminal activity occurs. Criminal cross-border activity investigation requires cooperation between prosecutors, judges and the European Union across the borders. Transnational criminal activity is on the increase therefore there needs to be a measure in place in order to efficiently carry out investigations between the Member States. The European Investigation order (EIO) was developed to replace the European Evidence Warrant and…

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    were setbacks and others were turning points. For instance, the ‘Empty Chair Crisis’ in 1965 and subsequent informal agreement, namely the Luxembourg Compromise, in 1966. During the two decades, the high politics areas mainly governed by the Luxembourg Compromise, which was by unanimity voting in the Council of Ministers. Moreover, mainly because of internationalism that the pace of integration was determined by recalcitrant member state with a slow speed until 1980s. Nowadays, most of policy…

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    The Effects of Brexit on Great Britain What is Brexit? Is it a city? A state? Or does it refer to something else? To better understand what Brexit is, one has to go back a few years to the formation of the European Committees. These committees were developed to allow for a single trade market and a standardization of systematic laws which would help bring prosperity and stability to the then non-united European region. Eventually, in the mid-1990’s, the European Committees developed into what is…

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    rules and procedures that the institutions must follow are laid down in the treaties, which are agreed by the member states' presidents and prime ministers and approved by their parliaments. The commission proposes new laws but the parliament and council adopt them. The European Council represents the Heads of States (Presidents / Prime Ministers), The European Council defines the general direction of the European Union. The primary function of the European Council is to give the general…

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