Advertisement

A view from Parliament

  • Diana WallisEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

I would wish to start by expressing my thanks to the European Law Academy. The Academy accompanied and assisted me on my journey as a European Union legislator from 2000 when I first visited the Academy as a new MEP and became aware of its huge potential in enhancing European legal education. Its importance lies as much in the high quality of its courses and conferences as in the networking role it provides as an important meeting and connecting point for European legal professionals. It is in my former capacity as both a European legislator and parliamentarian that I wish to address the challenge of the authority of European law as perceived in the work of the legislator: legislation.

References

  1. Aldridge A, How a European Single Contract Law could Erode English Hegemony, Guardian October 2011, Accessed Jan 2018Google Scholar
  2. Fauvarque-Cosson B (2017) The French contract law reform and the political process. Eur Rev Contract Law 13:337–354CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Howarth D (2013) Law as engineering; thinking about what lawyers do. Edward Elgar, CheltenhamGoogle Scholar
  4. Sellheim N (2013) The neglected tradition? – The genesis of the EU seal products ban and commercial sealing. Yearb Polar Law 5:417–450CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Sellheim N (2015) The goals of the EU seal products trade regulation – from effectiveness to consequence. Polar Record 51(3):274–289CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Waldron J (1999) The dignity of legislation. Cambridge University Press, CambridgeCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Senior Lecturer in LawUniversity of HullHullUK
  2. 2.Former Vice President of the European ParliamentBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Former President of the European Law InstituteViennaAustria
  4. 4.ERA Board of TrusteesTrierGermany

Personalised recommendations