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Autonomy and Effectiveness as Common Concerns: A Path to ECHR Accession After Opinion 2/13

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 March 2019

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Opinion 2/13 is a sweeping blow. After four years of negotiations, it took the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU or the Court) only a few paragraphs to pick to pieces the draft accession agreement on the EU's accession to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), finding a conflict with the EU Treaties on ten grounds. The Court's message is clear: Accession, under the terms of the draft agreement, would risk undermining the very essence of the EU's constitutional system.

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Special Section - Opinion 2/13: The E.U. and the European Convention on Human Rights
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Copyright © 2015 by German Law Journal GbR 

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