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Modern studies in European law ; v. 37.
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Introduction. Euro-lawyering, transnational social fields and European polity-building / Antoine Vauchez Part. I : Repeat players "Ten majestic figures in long Amaranth robes" : the formation of the Court of Justice of the European Communities / Antonin Cohen The role of legal services in the elaboration of European legislation / Jean Paul Jacque From the margins on the European legal field : the governments' agents and their influence on the development of European Union Law / Marie-Pierre Granger Part II. Centres and peripheries Courts united? On European judicial networks / Maartje de Visser and Monica Claes European Union law : a unified academic discipline? / Bruno de Witte The ECHR and the birth of (European) human rights law as an academic discipline / Stephanie Hennette-Vauchez Part III. European elites and their legal credentials. Where have all the lawyers gone? Structures and transformations of top European Commission officials' legal training / Didier Georgakakis and Marine de Lassalle. The creation of institutional expertise at the European Parliament : legal and political resources of the members of the Constitutional Affairs Committee / Laurent Godmer and Guillaume Marrel Law and lawyers in the Brussels world of commercial consultants / Christian Lahusen Part IV. The disputed role of law in the government of Europe. The power of legal knowledge in the reform of fundamental law : the case of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights / Mikael Rask Madsen Soft law and the rule of law in the European Union : revision or redundancy? / Mark Dawson Eurolegalism and the European legal field / R. Daniel Kelemen Opportunities and limits of a weak field : lawyers and the genesis of a field of European economic power / Yves Dezalay.