Title:Domesticating the democratic deficit? : the role of national parliaments and parties in the EU’s system of governance Author(s):BELLAMY, Richard (Richard Paul) ; KRÖGER, SandraDate:2014Citation:
- Parliamentary affairs, 2014, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 437-457
Type:ArticleAbstract:The Lisbon Treaty grounds the European Union (EU) in the principles of political equality and representative democracy. It also acknowledges the role national parliaments play in realising these norms within the EU’s system ...
Title:The democratic legitimacy of international Human Rights conventions : political constitutionalism and the European Convention on Human Rights Author(s):BELLAMY, Richard (Richard Paul) Date:2014Citation:
- European journal of international law, 2014, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 1019-1042
Type:ArticleAbstract:International Human Rights Courts (IHRCts), such as the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), have come under increasing criticism as being incompatible with domestic judicial and legislative mechanisms for upholding ...