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Inching toward EU supranationalism? Qualified majority voting and unanimity under the Treaty of Lisbon
Stephen C. Sieberson, Inching Toward EU Supranationalism? Qualified Majority Voting and Unanimity Under the Treaty of Lisbon, 50 Va. J. Int'L L. 919 (2010).
The European Union's senior legislative body, the Council, can make decisions either by unanimity or by a qualified majority vote (QMV). When unanimity is required, each Member State can block the action by voting against ...
EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The EU Constitution and the Union's Democratic Deficit, in Expanded EU: From Autonomy to Alliance 121 (Kseniya M. Khovonova, Nejat Dogan, & Maxsym Kovalov eds., 2008).
This article weighs the European Union's proposed Constitution against historical complaints that the EU suffers from a democratic deficit. Various manifestations of the deficit are identified from official documents, ...
Naked mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine traveler
Steve Sieberson, The Naked Mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler (2014).
Ethics beyond intuition: Obligations that may surprise you: Sorting out attorney-client relationship
Stephen C. Sieberson, Ethics Beyond Intuition: Obligations That May Surprise You: Sorting Out the Attorney-Client Relationship, in Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism (Omaha Bar Ass'n ed., 2007).
Ethics beyond intuition: Limitations on the attorney client relationship as reflected in rules governing fee arrangements
Stephen C. Sieberson, Ethics Beyond Intuition: Limitations on the Attorney-Client Relationship as Reflected in Rules Governing Fee Arrangements, in Second Annual Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism (Omaha Bar Ass'n ed., 2008).
Rule 1.4 and a lawyer's duty to communicate with clients
Stephen C. Sieberson, Rule 1.4 and a Lawyer's Duty to Communicate with Clients, in Sixth Annual Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism (Omaha Bar Ass'n ed., 2012).
Two lawyers, one client and the duty to communicate: a gap in rules
Stephen C. Sieberson, Two Lawyers, One Client and the Duty to Communicate: A Gap in Rules 1.2 and 1.4, 11 U. New Hampshire L. Rev. 27 (2013), reprinted in 63 Def. L.J. 209 (2014).
Did symbolism sink the constitution? Reflections on the European Union's state-like attributes
Stephen C. Sieberson, Did Symbolism Sink the Constitution? Reflections on the European Union's State-Like Attributes, 14 U.C. Davis J. Int'L L. & Pol'y 1 (2007).
After several years of debate and controversy, in June of 2007 the European Union abandoned its proposed Constitution. On December 13, 2007, representatives of the Member States signed a replacement document, a treaty ...
Dividing lines between the European Union and its member states: The impact of the Treaty of Lisbon
Stephen C. Sieberson, Dividing Lines Between the European Union and Its Member States: The Impact of the Treaty of Lisbon (2008).
In the European Union the balance of power between Brussels and the Member State governments is an ongoing matter of contention. With each treaty amendment during the Union's first 50 years, EU competences have grown, and ...
The Treaty of Lisbon and its impact on the European Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The Treaty of Lisbon and Its Impact on the European Union's Democratic Deficit, 14 Colum. J. Eur. L. 445 (2008).
In volume 10 of the Columbia Journal of European Law, the editors published an extensive article by Professor Sieberson, entitled "The Proposed European Union Constitution-Will It Eliminate the EU's Democratic Deficit?" ...