Putting European Constitutionalism in its Place: The Spatial Foundations of the Judicial Construction of Europe

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Abstract

The judicial dialogue between national courts and the European Court of Justice as a cornerstone of European constitutionalism-The importance of understanding how place-based identities shape national judges' willingness to apply EU law and enter into dialogue with the European Court of Justice through the preliminary reference procedure-An interdisciplinary approach for studying lawyers and judges' legal consciousness and sense of place-attachment-Geospatial and interview evidence of how national lawyers and judges' participation in the preliminary reference procedure is influenced by their attachment to particular court settings and cities-Consequences for European constitutionalism and future research on the uneven judicial protection of EU rights.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)669-690
Number of pages22
JournalEuropean Constitutional Law Review
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Law

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