Resolving Norm Conflicts in EU Law

Emily Hancox – Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute Usually, within a legal order there are certain tools for resolving conflicts between legal norms. Most well-known are the principle of lex superior (granting priority to the higher-ranking norm), the principle of lex specialis (granting priority to the more specific norm) and the principle of lex …

The Regulation establishing an Entry/Exit System: a legitimate interference with data protection rights?

Tiffany Guggenbühl, LLM Candidate in Human Rights Law, The University of Edinburgh Winning entry for the EU Immigration Law Prize 2018/19 Introduction External border control and internal security in the European Union (EU) have become two sides of the same coin. Controlling immigration is increasingly used for security purposes while security and crime governance methods …

Forty years in, forty years out

Tamara Hervey, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, University of Sheffield The EU affects virtually every aspect of the UK’s health laws and policies.  NHS staffing, integrated health care on the island of Ireland, cross-border healthcare for travellers, retired UK nationals in Spain, pharmaceutical and devices supply chains, human tissue and organ safety, research data …

Brexit and rights of third-country nationals under EU internal market freedoms

Richard Steppe and Wouter Devroe LERU Brexit Seminar   Introduction After a Brexit, can companies established in Germany provide services to a recipient in France through a branch in the United Kingdom? This query, which has generally been addressed several times by the Court of Justice of the EU (the “CJEU” or “Court”), is topical …