Fundamental Rights in the EU after Kadi and Al Barakaat
European Law Journal, 2010, 16, 5, 551-577
ISIKSEL, N. Turkuler, Fundamental Rights in the EU after Kadi and Al Barakaat, European Law Journal, 2010, 16, 5, 551-577 - https://hdl.handle.net/1814/15061
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This article takes stock of the emerging scholarship on the European Court of Justice's 2008 Kadi decision and seeks to make sense of the court's apparent evasiveness towards international law. The article argues that Kadi is best understood as an act of civil disobedience prompted by the UN Security Council's misapplication of foundational principles of the international order. In turn, the court's forceful articulation of the stakes in this case signals a prioritisation of basic rights within the supranational constitutional architectonic. In this respect, the ‘domestic’ constitutional implications of Kadi are just as far reaching as its consequences for the EU's status as an actor under international law.
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ISSN: 1351-5993; 1468-0386 (online)
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