European Union Law – Introduction   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

LAW 687 - European Union Law – Introduction

Credits, 2-3 sem. hrs.
This course will provide an introduction to the legal system of the European Union as a supranational organization, its history and its institutions. In three parts the course will first focus on issues of Member States’ sovereignty, European Union decision making and enforcement. Second, European Union policies and internal actions, specifically the internal market, free movement of goods, persons, services and capital will be analyzed. Third and finally, the European Union’s policies on judicial cooperation and external actions will be studied and the impact of these policies on the U.S. and U.S. business will be examined.