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German Constitutional Court requests preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the ECB Outright Monetary Transaction decision

2014. April 02. 16:15

Ernő Várnay - Veronika Czina (translation)

The German Constitutional Court and the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have been exchanging ‘messages’ for decades now. The German Constitutional Court is not just one among the other Member State constitutional courts. Being the constitutional court of a large founding Member State of the EU which possesses high intellectual and moral capital, the Karlsruhe body has been attracting the attention of other constitutional courts since decades, and it has been providing a ground for the political, legal and scientific discourse about constitutional relations between Member States.

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