Article 7 TEU is no more than a theoretically attractive procedure, which under the current circumstances is not able to properly defend EU fundamental values (so the interest of the EU).
Posts tagged with "fundamental rights":
Keeping separate what belongs together? Opinion 2/13 of the EU Court of Justice on the accession of the European Union to the European Convention of Human Rights
After 1996 (2/94), the Court of Justice was again given the opportunity to make a legal assessment of the accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights. Although under Article 6(2) TEU the constitutional basis of the accession has fundamentally changed, the Court of Justice again decided against the legal permissibility of the accession.
On March 11, the European Commission addressed a Communication to the European Parliament and the Council in which it informed them about the introduction of a ‘New EU Framework to strengthen the Rule of Law.’ This proposal is interesting from several points of view; therefore its details are worth examining.