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What legal system does the European Union use?

I was curious as to what legal system the EU uses? I have seen Articles which give me the feeling of a Civil Legal System, but I have also found case law (I think this is EU case law?) being quoted. ...
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What TFEU or other EU law provision provides for the veto power of any head of state or government in the European Council?

What TFEU or other EU law provision provides for the veto power of a head of state in the European Council? Terminology: European Council is composed mainly of the national leaders (heads of state [...
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What does the ECHR actually require of signatories?

According to Wikipedia: The convention established the European Court of Human Rights (generally referred to by the initials ECtHR). Any person who feels their rights have been violated under the ...
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What EU law provides for the requirement of unanimity voting of the heads of state or government in the European Council on taxation policy of the EU?

The EU can only pass legislation for those areas where it has been conferred authority by the Member States. In the case of taxation, unanimity was made a condition for that authority in Art 113 TFEU: ...
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