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This paper discusses what kind of allegiance the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights might be based upon. Raising the issue of constitutional patriotism, on which similar documents have typically been built in the past, the author argues that recognition of Europe's deep diversity makes a better foundation for allegiance to the Charter.
John Erik Fossum
This paper interprets the introduction of a European Charter of Fundamental Rights as a further step towards rights as foundational to European law; in other words, making a qualitative leap away from regulations of commerce towards a prospective constitutional moment.
ARENA Working Paper 13/2001 (html)
Agustin José Menéndéz