Court of Justice of the European Union
Web site: http://curia.europa.eu
1951: Establishment of the ECSC Court of Justice, replaced in 1957 by the Court of Justice of the European Communities
1988: Establishment of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities
2004: Establishment of the Civil Service Tribunal of the European Union
The Court has 27 Judges (one per Member State) and 8 Advocates General, appointed by common accord for a renewable term of 6 years by the Member State governments.
The General Court also has 27 Judges (one per Member State), appointed in the same way. The Civil Service Tribunal has 7 Judges, appointed by the Council by a unanimous decision.
Court of Justice: Vassilios Skouris (GR)
General Court: Marc Jaeger (Lux)
Civil Service Tribunal: Paul Mahoney (UK)
Court of Justice: Jean-Claude Bonichot
General Court: Laurent Truchot
Civil Service Tribunal: Stéphane Gervasoni French Advocate General at the Court of Justice: Yves Bot
Treaty on the European Union and Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, secondary legislation adopted by the European Union institutions (regulations, directives and decisions).
European Union Member States (27)
Updated on : 25.03.11