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Spring 2008 - Comparative Con Law

Fedtke, Joerg M

Unique # 28320 Credit Hours: 2 Course ID: 279M
DayTimeLocation
MTWTHF8:30 - 9:20 amTNH 3.124
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Early Friday, March 21 8:30 am - 10:30 am   A-Z
  3.115
  3.115
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course covers the historical development of the European Union (highlighting the gradual functional and organizational changes that have taken place over the last five decades) and deals with its present-day constitutional structures including the Commission, the Council, Parliament, the European Court of Justice, and the European Central Bank.  Specific emphasis will be put on the development of human rights and judicial review in the European context, the current drafting of a European constitution, the ongoing expansion process, and problems connected to the introduction of a common European currency.  The course also focuses on the tension between the growing influence of the European Union and the remaining powers of its Member States.

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