Insight: “EU Institutional Law in Times of Pandemic (Part I): the rule of law and the limits of law” by Dolores Utrilla
1. Introduction: EU Institutional Law in times of pandemic
While the manifold measures adopted by the EU in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted extensive commentary and research by legal practitioners and academics, the overall meaning and implications of such measures from an institutional perspective is yet to be considered and reflected upon. This is undoubtedly an arduous task for the months and years to come, as the dust settles and cross-sectoral, structural transformations emerge from what were conceived mostly as sector-specific, conjunctural measures.
This Insight contains the first part of a preliminary attempt to contribute to that task by identifying some of the key (and ongoing) trans