The concept of essence of fundamental rights in the EU legal order: Peeling the onion to its core

Maja Brkan*

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Essence of fundamental rights - Article 52(1) of the Charter - Multi-level protection of fundamental rights in Europe - Sources of essence - European Court of Justice case law on 'very substance' of fundamental rights - Constitutional traditions common to the Member States - European Court of Human Rights - Court of Justice of the EU - Schrems - Principle of proportionality - Absolute theory - Relative theory - Classification of interferences with essence - Objective interference - Subjective interference - Absolute rights - EU methodology for determination of interference with essence
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)332-368
Number of pages37
JournalEuropean Constitutional Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

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