The reform of the EU courts (II). Abandoning the management approach by doubling the General Court
By Franklin Dehousse (2016-03-21)
The 2011 proposal of the European Court of Justice aiming to increase the number of judges of the General Court has mutated after four years into a complete change of the EU judicial system. This long legislative debate was the first implementation of the Lisbon Treaty in the judicial domain. It has revealed different problems – formal and substantial – of the approach of public service reform in the European institutions.
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