1. Linguistic diversity and European democracy : introduction and overview / Anne Lise Kjµr and Silvia Adamo 2. Neither united nor diverse? The language issue and political legitimation in the European Union / Peter A. Kraus 3. Democracy, communities of communication and the European Union / Sue Wright 4. The EU and languages : diversity in what unity? / Robert Phillipson 5. Getting ready for a new Tower of Babel / Magali Gravier and Lita Lundquist 6. Multilingual and multicultural legal reasoning : the European Court of Justice / Joxerramon Bengoetxea 7. The multilingualism of the European Union law in the national courts : beyond the textbooks / Michal Bobek 8. In defence of (limited) multilingualism : problems and possibilities of the multilingual interpretation of European Union law in national courts / Mattias Derlen 9. Language rights : the interaction between domestic and European developments / Bruno de Witte 10. The model character of Swiss language law / Dagmar Richter 11. Language and languages in European ideology, political documents, and real life / J. Normann Jørgensen.