Part II
Governmental Powers

12. Limiting Powers: EU Fundamental Rights  

Further Reading


P. Alston (ed.), The EU and Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 1999)

E. Frantziou, The Horizontal Effect of Fundamental Rights in the European Union: A Constitutional Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2019)

S. Morano-Foadi and L. Vickers, Fundamental Rights in the EU: A Matter of Two Courts (Hart, 2017)

S. Peers et al., The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary (Hart, 2014)

T. Tridimas, The General Principles of EU Law (Oxford University Press, 2007)

S. de Vries et al. (eds), The Protection of Fundamental Rights in the EU After Lisbon (Hart, 2013)

S. de Vries et al. (eds), The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights as a Binding Instrument (Hart, 2015)

A. Williams, EU Human Rights Policies: A Study in Irony (Oxford University Press, 2004)


Articles (and Chapters)

G. de Búrca, ‘The Evolution of EU Human Rights Law’ in P. Craig and G. de Búrca (eds.), The Evolution of EU Law (Oxford University Press, 2011), 465

J. Coppel and A. O’Neill, ‘The European Court of Justice: Taking Rights Seriously?’ (1992) 29 CML Rev 669

M. Dougan, ‘Judicial Review of Member States  Action Under the General Principles and the Charter: Defining the “Scope of Union Law”‘ (2015) 52 CML Rev. 1201

S. Douglas-Scott, ‘A Tale of Two Courts: Luxembourg, Strasbourg and the Growing European Human Rights Acquis’ (2006) 43 CML Rev 629

J. Krommendijk, ‘Principled Silence or Mere Silence on Principles? The Role of the EU Charter’s Principles in the Case Law of the Court of Justice’ (2015) 11 European Constitutional Law Review 321

K. Lenaerts, ‘Exploring the Limits of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’ (2012) 8 European Constitutional Law Review 375

K. Lenaerts, ‘Limits on Limitations: The Essence of Fundamental Rights in the EU’ (2019) 20 German Law Journal 779

T. Lock, ‘End of an Epic? The Draft Agreement on the EU’s Accession to the ECHR’ (2012) 31 YEL 162

D. Triantafyllou, ‘The European Charter of Fundamental Rights and the “Rule of Law”: Restricting Fundamental Rights by Reference’ (2002) 39 CML Rev 53

J. Weiler, ‘Does the European Union Truly Need a Charter of Rights’ (2000) 6 ELJ 95

M. Wendel, ‘Mutual Trust, Essence and Federalism—Between Consolidating and Fragmenting the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after LM’ (2019) 15 European Constitutional Law Review 17