IntlStd 101 EU Lecture - IntlStd 101 The Schuman...

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IntlStd 10110/12/16The Schuman Declaration:Robert SchumanKonrad Adenauer: oldest elected leader of any democracy The Rome Treaties:France, Germany, and Italy are like siblingsEuropean Economic community:Transforms into the EUDemocracy and human rights were not at the heart of thisEuropean court of justice, similar to the U.S. supreme courtoHas the power to review the actions of statesoMore powers than the supreme courtoMost cases start in a state court and then a question of EU law arises and thengoes to the court of justiceoOne member state can sue another member stateoEU law is directly affective in the member statesThe empty chair crisis:

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