Lecture by Dr. Rudolf Thienel
Vice-President of Austrian Supreme Administrative Court
" Organisation and Functions of the EU Court of Justice
- with special emphasis on the procedure concerning preliminary rulings "
< Simultaneous Translation : English and Japanese >
Moderator : Prof. Takao SUAMI ( Faculty of Law )
Date : Thursday 28 May, 2009
Time : 10:40 - 12:10 ( Guests will be received from 10:10)
Venue : Auditorium B1F Bldg.26 (Okuma Memorial Tower), Waseda Campus, Waseda University
Professor Thienel will provide us with a lecture focusing especially on the EC Court's preliminary rulings. Although the topic might sound fairly technical, the overall lecture will show us the whole picture of the EC's judicial system, and help us better understand the EC Court. Those who have once studied and already have some knowledge on EU law will find the lecture profound and sophisticated.
1. Preliminary remarks: Nature and Construction of the European Union
2. Organisation of the judicial institutions
3. The competencies of the ECJ
4. The procedure on preliminary rulings
5. Some statistics
6. Q&A session
Then Professor will lecture the details of the preliminary rulings with some precedents such as CILFIT（Case 283/81）or Ko"bler（Case C-224/01）cases.
To Register, please send an e-mail toEUIJ@list.waseda.jp and tell us your
NAME, MAIL ADDRESS, AFFILIATION.