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Reconciling Europe with its Citizens through Democracy and Rule of Law

Deliverables

WOP on legitimacy and authority regarding the rule of law, democracy, solidarity and justice

WOP on legitimacy and authority regarding the rule of law, democracy, solidarity and justice

WOP on the populist challenges and the resilience of democratic principles

WOP on the populist challenges and the resilience of democratic principles

WOP on the systemic implications of the vertical layering of the legal orders in the EU for the practice of the rule of law

WOP on the systemic implications of the vertical layering of the legal orders in the EU for the practice of the rule of law

WP 12 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

WP 12 Submission of an article to an academic journal

WOP on the theoretical model integrating the concepts of democracy, rule of law, and sovereignty with a view to delivering legitimacy and authority

WOP on the theoretical model integrating the concepts of democracy rule of law and sovereignty with a view to delivering legitimacy and authority

WOP on the possible crystallisation of a core meaning of the rule of law in the EU and whether one may speak of a ‘European' conception of the rule of law

WOP on the possible crystallisation of a core meaning of the rule of law in the EU and whether one may speak of a European conception of the rule of law

Submission of a journal article on the ideal setting of the EU in the mind of European citizens

Submission of a journal article on the ideal setting of the EU in the mind of European citizens

WP 14 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

Submission of an article to an academic journal

WOP on democratic legitimacy in EU trade policy

WOP on democratic legitimacy in EU trade policy

Submission of a comprehensive article on policy recommendations and Treaty changes to an academic journal

Submission of a comprehensive article on policy recommendations and Treaty changes to an academic journal

WP 4 - Submission of one article to an international peer reviewed journal

Submission of one article to an international peer reviewed journal

WP 13 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

WP 13 Submission of an article to an academic journal

WOP on a holistic approach to European legitimacy and democratic government

WOP on a holistic approach to European legitimacy and democratic government

WOP on terrorism, borders and political communities

WOP on terrorism borders and political communities

WP 7 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

WP 7 Submission of an article to an academic journal

WP 10 - Submission of a journal article to an academic journal

WP 10 Submission of a journal article to an academic journal

WOP on COVID-19, rule of law and democracy

WOP on COVID19 rule of law and democracy

WP 5 - Submission of a journal article on principles of democracy in the EU

Submission of a journal article on principles of democracy in the EU

WP 3 - Submission of a journal article in a leading academic journal

WP 3 Submission of a journal article in a leading academic journal

Representative claims analysis handbook

Representative claims analysis handbook

WOP on the relation between democracy, legitimacy, politicisation and citizens' perceptions in EU fiscal and macroeconomic policy

WOP on the relation between democracy legitimacy politicisation and citizens perceptions in EU fiscal and macroeconomic policy

WOP on the relation between democracy, the rule of law, politicisation and citizens' perceptions in EU trade policy

WOP on the relation between democracy the rule of law and politicisation in EU trade policy

Submission of a journal article on the findings about discussion of the EU among its citizens

Submission of a journal article on the findings about discussion of the EU among its citizens

WOP on reconstructing EU democracy as a pan-European societal compromise

WOP on reconstructing EU democracy as a panEuropean societal compromise

WOP on global conditions and trajectories for democracy and the rule of law in the world

WOP on global conditions and trajectories for democracy and the rule of world

Report on a Communication Strategy of the EU for best practice

WOP on enhancing the EUs legitimacy in rule of law scrutiny through EU accession to the ECHR

WOP on the Comparative Historical Analysis of democracy and the rule of law in EU MS

WOP on the Comparative Historical Analysis of democracy and the rule of law in EU MS

Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs

WOP on historical, comparative analysis of rule of law principles across the EU MS

WOP on historical, comparative analysis of rule of law principles across the EU MS

WOP on the relationship between terrorist threats and governance conditions

WOP on the relationship between terrorist threats and governance conditions

Report offering a synthesis of the working papers' findings and recommendations on how best encourage a critical discussion of the principles at the heart of the rule of law in the EU

Report offering a synthesis of the working papers findings and recommendations on how best encourage a critical discussion of the principles at the heart of the rule of law in the EU

WOP on the ideal setting of the EU in the mind of European citizens

WOP on the ideal setting of the EU in the mind of European citizens

WOP on the democratic and rule of law crises in the EU and its Member States

WOP on the democratic and rule of law crises in the EU and its Member States

WOP on a plurality of critiques of and justifications for European integration

WOP on a plurality of critiques of and justifications for European integration

WOP on sovereignty and European integration, with a focus on competences

WOP on sovereignty and European integration, with a focus on competences

WOP on inter-institutional relations in the EU

WOP on inter-institutional relations in the EU

WP 6 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

WP 6 Submission of an article to an academic journal

WOP on mapping democratic systems in EU Member States

WOP on mapping democratic systems in EU Member States

WOP on the findings about discussion of the EU among its citizens

WOP on the findings about discussion of the EU among its citizens

Policy paper on the implications of COVID-19

Policy paper on the implications of COVID19

WP 8 - Submission of an article to an academic journal

Submission of an article to an academic journal

Report on Mapping democratic systems and populist challenges in the EU and its Member States

Report on Mapping democratic systems and populist challenges in the EU and its Member States

WOP on the principles of EU fiscal and macroeconomic policy and how they affect the EU´s legitimacy

WOP on the principles of EU fiscal and macroeconomic policy and how they affect the EU´s legitimacy

WOP on authority, legitimacy, and the rule of law in EU trade policy

WOP on authority legitimacy and the rule of law in EU trade policy

Report on new, imaginative justificatory discourses and a narrative for European integration

Report on new imaginative justificatory discourses and a narrative for European integration

Report integrating acquired knowledge into the work of other relevant WPs

Report integrating acquired knowledge into the work of other relevant WPs

WOP on democratic legitimacy in EU migration policy

WOP on democratic legitimacy in EU migration policy

WOP on the relation between democracy, the rule of law, politicisation and citizens perceptions of EU migration policy

WOP on the relation between democracy the rule of law politicisation and citizens perceptions of EU migration policy

WOP on the structural factors, actors, and dynamics strengthening or underlining intra-EU commitment to democratic governance

WOP on the structural factors, actors, and dynamics strengthening or underlining intra-EU commitment to democratic governance

Report on alternative institutional options to democratise and re-legitimate the EU polity in the eyes of its citizens

Report on alternative institutional options to democratise and relegitimate the EU polity in the eyes of its citizens

WOP on the best rule of law practices in the EU

WOP on the best rule of law practices in the EU

Report addressed to the European Parliament and the Commission on policy recommendations and on Treaty changes and amendments to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Report addressed to the European Parliament and the Commission on recommendations on Treaty changes and amendments to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights Treaty changes

WOP on authority, delegation and the institutional governance of the Eurozone

WOP on authority delegation and the institutional governance of the Eurozone

WOP on authority, legitimacy and the rule of law in EU migration policy

WOP on authority legitimacy and the rule of law in EU migration policy

WOP on transparency and accountability mechanisms and practices

WOP on transparency and accountability mechanisms and practices

WOP on the influence of rule-of-law standards developed by the Council of Europe and the EU on national legal orders and the contribution of national legal systems to the development of these European standards

WOP on the influence of rule-of-law standards developed by the Council of Europe and the EU on national legal orders and the contribution of national legal systems to the development of these European standards

WOP on the strategies and mechanisms used by national authorities to systematically undermine the rule of law

WOP on the strategies and mechanisms used by national authorities to systematically undermine the rule of law

WOP on citizens’ participation and electoral linkages

WOP on citizens’ participation and electoral linkages

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Publications

Who's to blame? How performance evaluation and partisanship influence responsibility attribution in grand coalition governments

Author(s): CAROLINA PLESCIA, SYLVIA KRITZINGER, JAE-JAE SPOON
Published in: ECPR, 2021, ISSN 1475-6765
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765.12478

Elephants in the Room: The European Commission’s 2019 Communication on the Rule of Law

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov
Published in: Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 11/2-3, 2019, Page(s) 423-438, ISSN 1876-4045
Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press
DOI: 10.1007/s40803-019-00126-x

In courts we trust, or should we? Judicial independence as the precondition for the effectiveness of EU law

Author(s): Petra Bard
Published in: European Law Journal, 2022, ISSN 1097-0037
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1111/eulj.12425

The Dichotomy Between “Input Legitimacy” and “Output Legitimacy” in the Light of the EU Institutional Developments

Author(s): Cesare Pinelli
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 225-236, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/375

Indifferent and Eurosceptic: The motivations of EU-only abstainers in the 2019 European Parliament election:

Author(s): Constantin Schäfer
Published in: Political Studies Association, 2021, ISSN 0263-3957
Publisher: Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom
DOI: 10.1177/0263395720981359

Electoral Accountability in the European Union: An Analysis of the European Parliament Elections with Respect to the EU’s Political Deficit

Author(s): Julien Navarro
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 209-223, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/378

The Supranational Rule of Law as First Principle of the European Public Space. On the European overlapping consensus in flux

Author(s): Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz
Published in: Palestra - Pismo Adwokatury Polskiej, 5/2020, 2020, ISSN 0031-0344
Publisher: Naczelna Rada Adwokacka w Warszawie [Supreme Bar Council in Warsaw]

The Legitimacy of the EU in Historical Perspective: History of a Never-ending Quest

Author(s): Lise Rye
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 191-207, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/377

Revisiting Art. 2 TEU: A True Union of Values?

Author(s): Jan Wouters
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 255-277, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/376

EU Values Are Law, after All: Enforcing EU Values through Systemic Infringement Actions by the European Commission and the Member States of the European Union

Author(s): Kim Lane Scheppele, Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov, Barbara Grabowska-Moroz
Published in: Yearbook of European Law, 39, 2020, Page(s) 3-121, ISSN 0263-3264
Publisher: OUP
DOI: 10.1093/yel/yeaa012

The Double Face of the Rule of Law in the European Legal Order: An Administrative Law Perspective

Author(s): Aldo Sandulli
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 237-253, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/391

Euroscepticism is here to stay: what cleavage theory can teach us about the 2019 European Parliament elections

Author(s): Oliver Treib
Published in: Journal of European Public Policy, online first, 2020, ISSN 1350-1763
Publisher: Routledge
DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2020.1737881

Populism as a constitutional project

Author(s): Paul Blokker
Published in: International Journal of Constitutional Law, 2019, ISSN 1474-2659
Publisher: OUP
DOI: 10.1093/icon/moz028

The essence of democratic backsliding in the European Union: deliberation and rule of law

Author(s): Anna Gora; Pieter de Wilde
Published in: Journal of European Public Policy, 2020, ISSN 1350-1763
Publisher: Routledge
DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2020.1855465

Re-connecting Authority and Democratic Legitimacy in the EU: Introductory Remarks

Author(s): Fasone, Cristina; Gallo, Daniele; Wouters, Jan
Published in: European Papers, 5(1), 2020, Page(s) 175-189, ISSN 2499-8249
Publisher: European Papers (europeanpapers.eu)
DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/379

Article 7 : Un commentaire de la fameuse disposition « morte » (Article 7: A Commentary on the Notorious 'Dead' Provision)

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov
Published in: Revue des affaires européennes, 2019/01, 2019, Page(s) 33-50, ISSN 1152-9172
Publisher: Bruylant

Defending core values: Human rights and the extradition of fugitives

Author(s): Asif Efrat, Abraham L Newman
Published in: Journal of Peace Research, 57/4, 2020, Page(s) 581-596, ISSN 0022-3433
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0022343319898231

The Role of Civil Society in Protecting Judicial Independence in Times of Rule of Law Backsliding in Poland

Author(s): Barbara Grabowska-Moroz, Olga Śniadach
Published in: Utrecht Law Review, 17/2, 2021, Page(s) 56-69, ISSN 1871-515X
Publisher: Igitur, Utrecht Publishing and Archiving Services
DOI: 10.36633/ulr.673

Transparency in EU Trade Policy: A Comprehensive Assessment of Current Achievements

Author(s): Axel Marx, Guillaume Van der Loo
Published in: Politics and Governance, 9/1, 2021, Page(s) 261-271, ISSN 2183-2463
Publisher: Cogitatio
DOI: 10.17645/pag.v9i1.3771

Pragmatism and the Limits to the European Parliament’s Strategies for Self-Empowerment

Author(s): Closa Montero, Carlos, Felipe González de León, and Gisela Hernández González
Published in: Politics and Governance, 2021, ISSN 2183-2463
Publisher: Cogitation Press
DOI: 10.17645/pag.v9i3.4243

Misinformedness about the European Union and the Preference to Vote to Leave or Remain

Author(s): Carolina Plescia; Julia Partheymüller; Sylvia Kritzinger
Published in: JCMS, 2022, ISSN 0021-9886
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/jcms.13316

Do European elections enhance satisfaction with European Union democracy?

Author(s): Carolina Plescia, Jean-François Daoust, André Blais
Published in: European Union Politics, 2021, ISSN 1465-1165
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/1465116520970280

Exploring mainstream Euroscepticism: Similarities and differences between Eurosceptic claims of centre-right and radical right parties:

Author(s): Oliver Treib
Published in: Research & Politics, 2020, ISSN 2053-1680
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd,
DOI: 10.1177/2053168020953301

Democratic legitimacy in the post-crisis EMU

Author(s): Ben Crum and Stefano Merlo
Published in: Journal of European Integration, 42(3), 2020, Page(s) 399–413, ISSN 0703-6337
Publisher: Routledge
DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2020.1730347

Achmea versus the Rule of Law: CJEU’s Dogmatic Dismissal of Investors’ Rights in Backsliding Member States of the European Union

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov; Nikos Lavranos
Published in: Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, April 2021, issue 1, 2021, ISSN 1876-4053
Publisher: Asser press
DOI: 10.1007/s40803-021-00153-7

Poland’s Rule of Law Breakdown: A Five-Year Assessment of EU’s (In)Action

Author(s): Laurent Pech, P. Wachowiec, and D. Mazur
Published in: Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 2021, ISSN 1876-4053
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40803-021-00151-9

On Bites, Barks, and Promises

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov
Published in: Constitutionalism under Stress: Essays in Honour of Wojciech Sadurski, 2020, 2020, Page(s) 147-156, ISBN 9780198864738
Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Existential Jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union. An essay on the judicial incrementalism in defence of European First Principles

Author(s): Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz
Published in: Profesor Marek Safjan znany i nieznany. Księga jubileuszowa z okazji siedemdziesiątych urodzin, 2020, 2020, Page(s) 223-240, ISBN 978-83-8198-148-4
Publisher: Beck

Le rôle de la Charte dans la lutte pour l’État de droit au sein de l’Union européenne (The Role of the Charter in the Fight for the Rule of Law in the European Union)

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov and John Morijn
Published in: La Charte des droits fondamentaux, source de renouveau constitutionnel européen?, 2020, 2020, ISBN 978-2-8027-6564-6
Publisher: Bruylant

The Last Soldier Standing? Courts vs. Politicians and the Rule of Law Crisis in the New Member States of the EU

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov and Petra Bárd
Published in: European Yearbook of Constitutional Law 2019, Judicial Power: Safeguards and Limits in a Democratic Society, 2019, 2019, Page(s) 243-287, ISBN 978-94-6265-359-7
Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press

Poland

Author(s): Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz
Published in: I·CONnect-Clough Center 2018 Global Review of Constitutional Law, 2019, 2019, Page(s) 238-242, ISBN 978-0-692-15916-3
Publisher: I·CONnect-Clough Center

Against Overemphasizing Enforcement in the Current Crisis: EU Law and the Rule of Law in the (New) Member States

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov and Petra Bárd
Published in: Europeanization Revisited: Central And Eastern Europe In The European Union, 2018, 2018, Page(s) 72-89, ISBN 978-92-9084-707-6
Publisher: European University Institute
DOI: 10.2870/675963

Confederacy for Now: European (dis)integration as virtuous circle or vicious cycle?

Author(s): Joseph Corkin
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 5, 2019
Publisher: RECONNECT

Non-Regression: Opening the Door to Solving the ‘Copenhagen Dilemma’? All the Eyes on Case C-896/19 Repubblika v Il-Prim Ministru

Author(s): Mathieu Leloup, Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov, Aleksejs Dimitrovs
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 15, 2022
Publisher: RECONNECT

Is Brexit Contagious? Analysing its Impact on Voters in the 2019 EP Election

Author(s): James Wilhelm
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 6, 2019
Publisher: RECONNECT

Rule of Law Crisis in the New Member States of the EU: The Pitfalls of Overemphasising Enforcement

Author(s): Dimitry Kochenov and Petra Bárd
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 1, 2018
Publisher: RECONNECT

A schoolbook case of eliminating dissent by an illiberal regime: rule of law backsliding and attacks against academic freedom

Author(s): Petra Bárd
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Hungarian Europe Society

Dealing with ‘fake judges’ under EU Law: Poland as a Case Study in light of the Court of Justice’s ruling of 26 March 2020 in Simpson and HG

Author(s): Laurent Pech
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 8, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

How to build and consolidate a partly free pseudo democracy by constitutional means in three steps: The ‘Hungarian model’

Author(s): Petra Bárd and Laurent Pech
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 4, 2019
Publisher: RECONNECT

EU Rule of Law: The State of Play following the Debates Surrounding the 2019 Commission’s Communication Rule of Law as a Tool to Claim Supremacy

Author(s): Barbara Grabowska-Moroz, Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 10, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

The Rule of Law in the EU: The Evolution of the Treaty Framework and Rule of Law Toolbox

Author(s): Laurent Pech
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 7, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

Of Asymmetries, Aspirations And … Values, Too: The European Transnational Legal Order Under Threat

Author(s): Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz
Published in: Public Jurist, 12/2020, 2020, Page(s) 31-35
Publisher: Government and Laws Committee HKU

The Emergence of ‘Conflictual Cooperation’ amongst Parliaments in the Economic and Monetary Union

Author(s): Cristina Fasone
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 3, 2019
Publisher: RECONNECT

The Independence and Lawful Composition of the Court of Justice of the European Union: Replacement of Advocate General Sharpston and the Battle for the Integrity of the Institution

Author(s): Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov and Graham Butler
Published in: Jean Monnet Working Paper, 2/20, 2020
Publisher: NYU School of Law,The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice

Why autocrats love constitutional identity and constitutional pluralism: Lessons from Hungary and Poland

Author(s): R. Daniel Kelemen and Laurent Pech
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 2, 2018
Publisher: RECONNECT

Rule of Law as a Tool to Claim Supremacy

Author(s): Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 9, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

Intertwining ‘Forms of Government’ Between Rome and Brussels: The Influence of EU Dynamics on the Handover from Conte I to Conte II Cabinet

Author(s): Nicola Lupo
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 13, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

Rule of Law and the Fatal Mistake of Achmea: Could the Intra-EU BIT’s Have Been the Last Hope for Justice in Captured Illiberal Member States?

Author(s): Dimitry Vlamidirovich Kochenov, Nikos Lavraro
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 12, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT

Contribution to the Rule of Law debate at the 47th European Presidents’ Conference

Author(s): Petra Bard
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Österreichisches Anwaltsblatt

Constitutional Populism versus EU Law: A Much More Complex Story than You Imagined

Author(s): Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov, Barbara Grabowska-Moroz
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 16, 2021
Publisher: RECONNECT

Access or Excess? Redefining the Boundaries of Transparency in the EU’s Decision-Making

Author(s): Camille Kelbel, Axel Marx, Julien Navarro
Published in: Politics and Governance, 2021, ISSN 2183-2463
Publisher: Cogitatio Press

The Loss of Face for Everyone Concerned: EU Rule of Law in the Context of the ‘Migration Crisis’

Author(s): Barbara Grabowska-Moroz Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 14, 2021
Publisher: RECONNECT

Augmenting the Charter’s Role in the Fight for the Rule of Law in the European Union: The Cases of Judicial Independence and Party Financing

Author(s): Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov, John Morijn
Published in: RECONNECT Working Paper Series, 11, 2020
Publisher: RECONNECT