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Law - EU Law

This guide highlights some resources that can be used for researching the law of the European Union.


The governmental structure of the EU is divided among various institutions that create a system of checks and balances. Each of the following institutions has specific responsibilities with respect to the shaping, implementing and monitoring of EU regulations and policies. The following is a brief summary of the key institutions. See European Union for more information.

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch