The future of EU tort law

  title={The future of EU tort law},
  author={Paula Giliker},
This Research Handbook has highlighted the diversity and breadth of European Union (EU) tort law. When we think of EU tort law, we think of sources of EU law, be they primary or secondary legislation or decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which have given individual EU citizens the right to sue for compensation primarily in their own national courts for wrongs committed against them. In the first part of the book, the contributors to this volume have identified… 



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  • P. Legrand
  • Law
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  • 1996
Since the late 1940s, economic considerations relating to the globalisation of world markets have led an ever larger group of Western European countries to unite in the quest for a supra-national

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Legal irritant explains the transfer of legal rules from one country to another better than legal transplant. When a foreign rule is imposed on a domestic culture, it is not transplanted into another

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  • 2016