Case law

Court of Justice, Luxembourg (Photo: EU Commission)

The concrete verdicts of the EU Court in Luxembourg. EU case law is one of the motors of further integration.

The Court of Justice has among other things used its judicial competences to fill the gaps in the treaties and legislation. Also to develop new legal principles, in accordance with the goals in the treaties, of more integration in an 'ever closer Union'.


The Future

The EU Constitution proposes that a qualified majority be allowed to establish new courts.


See also Legal activism.