By Ross MacDonald
A hard-faced lady clad in a blue mink stole and dripping with diamonds hires Lew Archer to trace down her former maid, who she claims has stolen her jewellery. Archer can inform he's being fed a line, yet interest will get the higher of him and he accepts the case. He tracks the wayward maid to a ramshackle lodge in a seedy, run-down small city, yet unearths her useless in her tiny room, along with her throat slit from ear to ear. Archer digs deeper into the case and discovers an internet of deceit and intrigue, with crazed number-runners from Detroit, stunning triple-crossing molls, and a golden-boy delivery inheritor who's long past mysteriously lacking.
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29 Columns Design Ltd / Job: Cremona_and_de_Witte / Division: Ch2 /Pg. Position: 8 / Date: 13/6 JOBNAME: Cremona & De Witte PAGE: 11 SESS: 2318 OUTPUT: Thu Jul 3 15:05:50 2008 Much Ado about Pluto? 35 V. LEGAL UNITY AND LEGAL DIVERSITY—RECENT APPROACHES OF THE EUROPEAN COURTS After some 12 years during which the legal problems caused by the ‘cross-pillarisation’ of EU policies played almost no role before the ECJ, they have arrived there within the last few years en masse. Many of the issues brought before the Court concern the choice of legal basis.
15 Cf W Cremer, ‘Vorabentscheidungsverfahren nach Art 177 EGV und mitgliedstaatliche Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit’ (1999) Bayerische Verwaltungsblätter 266–70. Columns Design Ltd / Job: Cremona_and_de_Witte / Division: Ch2 /Pg. Position: 4 / Date: 3/7 JOBNAME: Cremona & De Witte PAGE: 7 SESS: 2318 OUTPUT: Thu Jul 3 15:05:50 2008 Much Ado about Pluto? 18 However, the Bundesverfassungsgericht did not only disregard the duty of consistent interpretation. It also sent—in the words of Judge LübbeWolff—’dark signals’ to the Court of Justice, by debating whether the limited extradition of Germans amounted to an Entstaatlichung (a loss of core elements of statehood) of the Federal Republic of Germany, which would be inadmissible under the German Constitution.
31 In the circumstances, account has to be taken of the bridge explicitly established at the time of the Maastricht revision between Community actions imposing economic sanctions under Articles 60 EC and 301 EC and the objectives of the Treaty on European Union in the sphere of external relations. , the implementation of a common foreign and security policy. 51 On the basis of this reasoning, and referring also to the single institutional framework and the obligation of consistency laid upon the institutions by Article 3 TEU, the CFI held the use of Articles 60, 301 and 308 TEC as a combined legal basis for the contested Regulation to be legitimate.