The Binding Force of the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union


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The article is dedicated to determine de iure and de facto binding force of the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereinafter the ECJ) and its place in the system of legal sources in Latvia. The author concludes that the case law of the ECJ consists of legally important statements, which are included in judgements of the ECJ, namely, of an interpretation of legal norms, made by the ECJ, and of judge-made law norms, which the ECJ has found in legal system by use of a further law-making. Therefore, it follows from the above that the case law of the ECJ is regarded as binding independent addition legal source in Latvia. This publication concerns not only Latvia, but also other European Union (hereinafter the EU) member states of the continental Europe or Romano-Germanic legal system
Keywords case law  interpretavimas  legal sources  the Court of Justice of the European Union  teisėkūra  teisėjų kuriama teisė  Europos Sąjungos Teisingumo teismas  judge-made law  teisės šaltinis  further law-making  teismo precedentas  interpretation
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DOI 10.13165/JUR-13-20-2-06
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