1 Supranational law is a strange animal. Although the European Union (‘EU’ or ‘Union’) is undisputedly the most advanced (perhaps even the only fully-fledged) form of supranational integration, two characteristics make it particularly difficult to grasp: On the one hand, supranational law is essentially a hybrid. Like a pendulum it constantly moves across the international and the domestic, never fully abandoning the former, and never fully mutating into the latter. On the other hand, the understanding of supranational law is a matter of perspective: it highly...
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