June 17, 2015

More from Daniel Halberstam on EU Accession to the ECHR

Daniel Halberstam (Michigan) has alerted us to a new piece he's posted on the Verfassungsblog on the topic of EU accession to the ECHR (for earlier interventions, see here).  Entitled "Foreign Policy and the Luxembourg Court: How to Address a Key Roadblock to EU Accession to the ECHR", the first paragraph is below and the remainder can be read here.

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The Court of Justice of the European Union recently declared the European Union cannot join the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) unless the Luxembourg court has jurisdiction over all questions of EU law that reach the Strasbourg court – including Common Foreign and Security Policy. The reasons behind this decision have been discussed elsewhere. The big question now is, how to proceed? [Continue reading here]

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