The concept of the European Union’s normative power
... the objectives of studies into the foreign policy of the European Union – an example of unique integration of states. One of the modern approaches aimed to describe the nature of the EU as an actor in world politics is the concept of the EU’s ‘normative power’ arguing that the ‘power’ of the EU lies in the ability to change the international community’s idea of the ‘norm’. The concept of the EU’s ‘normative power’ is the focus of the article. The author describes the historical background ...
Antecedents to the idea of constitutional control in the French legal thought of the Enlightenment
... of modern bodies of constitutional justice and explain why this was the case. In an early modern state, conditions for constitutional control and its very possibility were viewed in conjunction with the principles of sovereignty and the division of power. I conclude that the enlightenment doctrine of general will affected the perception by enlighteners of how the function of control over the constitutionality of laws and other normative legal acts was vested in an authority.
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3. Жакке ...
Problems of interpreting legal norms in the court of justice
... training, especially, if it involves the use of constitutional norms, analogy of law, and the principles of law. The authors stress that the courts of the Russian Federation do not create sources of law, but merely interpret them in the framework of their powers with the exception of the Constitutional Court, which has consistently emphasized over the years that the legal positions contained in its decisions are not only normative, but also have legal force equal to that of the Constitution.
1. Подольская Н. А. Прецедент как источник права в романо-германской правовой семье // Вестн. Моск. ун-та....
Russia-EU energy efficiency cooperation in the Baltic region: the untapped potential
... Partnerstvo dlja modernizacii [Russia and the EU: Partnership for Modernisation], Mirovaja ekonomika i mezhdunarodnye otnoshenija [World Economy and International Relations], no. 8, p. 54—61.
Romanova T. A.
EU-Russia relations, energy, energy efficiency, normative power, legal convergence