publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

elephants in the room the european commission s 2019 communication on the rule of law

Kochenov, Dimitry;
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  • Published: 06 Nov 2019 Journal: Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, volume 11, issue 2-3, pages 423-438 (issn: 1876-4045, eissn: 1876-4053, Copyright policy)
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>This contribution honouring Prof. Martin Krygier scholarship provides a brief critical reading of the European Commission’s July 2019 Communication on the Rule of Law (COM(2019) 343 final). It argues that although the Commission’s effort is welcome, the Communication fails to correctly identify the core problem related to the Rule of Law in the EU, which is the constitutional capture in the illiberal regimes. The failure to identify the core problem with unequivocal precision and spell out its key elements as well as dissect its causes undermines the likely effectiveness of the tools proposed by the Commission to address...
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free text keywords: Law, EU, VALUES, UNION, Spell, Critical reading, Commission, Enforcement, Economics, Illiberal democracy, Rule of law, Scholarship, Rule of law, Law, Public international law, Commission, Political science, Scholarship, Spell, Critical reading, European commission
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EC| RECONNECT
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RECONNECT
Reconciling Europe with its Citizens through Democracy and Rule of Law
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 770142
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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