European Public Law - Seminar

Course titleEuropean Public Law - Seminar
Chair of Constitutional and European Law
Number of ECTS credits4 Dunja Duić
Office AddressRadićeva 13 48
Telephone+385 31 224 500 Tunjica Petrašević
Office AddressRadićeva 13 Kabinet br. 46
Telephone+385 31 224 535
Associate Veronika Sudar
Office AddressRadićeva 13
Course content

Objectives of the course • Familiarizing the student with the basic terms and concepts of EU law (sources of EU law, principles of EU law, procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Unionand judicial practice related to the internal market); • Acquiring knowledge about basic terms related to the Court of Justice of the European Union, procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Unionand judicial practice related to the internal market; • Developing basic skills of critical analysis and training students for case study technique of problem solving with the help of cases from the practice of the Court of Justice of the European Union Content 1. Court of Justice of the European Union As the seminar teaching follows the teaching of the subject European Public Law. At the seminar, students expand their knowledge about the European Court as an institution and procedures before the European Court in order to better understand the practice of the Court. 2. The principle of superiority and the principle of direct effect • Case 26/62, Van Gend en Loos, [1963] ECR; Case 6/64 Costa v. ENEL [1964] ECR 585; • Case 106/77 Simmenthal II [1978] ECR 629 3. Effects of regulations • Case 34/73 Fratelli Variola S.p.A. v Amministrazone italiana delle Finanze [1973] ECR 981; • Case 93/71 Orsolina Leonesio v Ministero dell'agricoltura e foreste [1972] ECR287; • Case 39/72 Commission v Italy [1973] ECR 101 4. Effects of directives • Vertical direct effect; Case 41/74 Yvonne van Duyn v Home Office [1974]ECR 1337; Case 148/78 Criminal proceedings against TullioRatti, 1979 [ECR] 1629; Case 8/81 Ursula Becker v Finanzamt Münster Innenstadt, 1982 [ECR] 53; Case 152/84 Marshall [1986] ECR 723 • Horizontal direct effect; Case C991/92 Paola Faccini Dori v. Recreb Srl. [1994] ECR I93325; Opinion of Independent Advocate Lenzo of 9 February 1994 in Case C991/92 Paola Faccini Dori v Recreb Srl [1994] ECR I903325; Case C-144/04 Werner Mangold v. Rudiger Helm; Case C-555/07 Seda Kucukdeveci v. Swedex GmbH& Co. KG 5. Liability of the state for damage due to violation of Union law • Joined cases C96/90 and C99/90 Andrea Francovich and Danila Bonifaci and others v Italian Republic [1991] ECR • I95357; Joined cases C946/93 and C948/93 Brasserie du Pêcheur SA v Bundesrepublik Deutschland and The Queen v • Secretary of State for Transport, ex parte: Factortame Ltd and others. [1996] ECR I 91029 6. Establishment of a common market • Historical presentation of the process of establishment of the common market through presentation of all phases of economic integration in the EU. • Freedom of movement of goods • Case Roi v Benoît and Gustave Dassonville [1974] ECR 837 • Case 120/78 Rewe-Zentral AG v Bundesmonopolverwaltung für Branntwein (Cassis de Dijon) [1979] ECR 649 • Joined cases C9267/91 and C9268/91 Criminal proceedings against Bernard Keck and Daniel Mithouard [1993] ECR I96097 8. Freedom to provide services • Case C955/94 Reinhard Gebhard v Consiglio dell'Ordine degli Avvocati e Procuratori di Milano [1995] ECR I94165 9. Protection of fundamental freedoms and relations with market freedoms • Case C9159/90 Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) v Stephen Grogan and Others [1991] ECR I94685; • Case C9112/00 Eugen Schmidberger, Internationale Transporte und Planzüge v. Republik Ősterreich [2003] ECR I95659; • Case C936/02 Omega [2004] ECR I99609

Course learning outcomes

Explain the basic terms related to the Court of Justice of the European Union and procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union, Define and differentiate the proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the case law related to the internal market, Write a seminar paper, Apply EU legal rules when solving legal problems, Critically analyze the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union,

☐ Lectures
☑ Seminars and workshops
☐ Exercises
☑ Independent tasks
☑ Multimedia and internet
☐ Distance education
☐ Office hours
☐ Laboratory
☐ Field work
☐ Mentoring work
☐ Knowledge test
☐ Oral exam
☐ Written exam
☐ Colloquium
Students are required to actively participate in at least 80% of classes, prepare an oral presentation and a written final seminar paper. The final grade consists of the following elements: regular class attendance, participation in the discussion at lectures, oral presentation on the given topic (oral exam) and preparation of the final seminar paper on the given topic
Required reading
Rodin, S.; Ćapeta, T.; Goldner Lang I.. Izbor presuda Europskog suda – gradivo za nastavu prava EU (odabrane presude). 2009. Novi informator, Zagreb
Bodiroga-Vukobrat, N.; Đerđa, D.; Pošćić, A. . Zbirka presuda Europskog suda (Izbor recentne prakse). 2011. Inženjerski biro; Zagreb
Optional reading
Duić, D. . Nadređenost europskog prava nad ukupnim pravnim sustavom država članica (analiza predmeta Kucukdeveci) . 2012. Pravni vjesnik PFO, broj 1
Rodin, S.; Ćapeta, T. . Osnove prava Europske Unije. 2011. Narodne novine, Zagreb
Petrašević, T.. Novi hitni prethodni postupak za područje slobode, sigurnosti i pravde . 2010. Hrvatska javna uprava: časopis za teoriju i praksu javne uprave. 10, 2