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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 prevents member states of the EU, really, to simply not comply with EU law and simply not do their contributions into the budget?

The EU is not a state and has no real means to compel members by force. Its supranational character lies somewhere between an intergovernmental organization like the UN and a federal state like the US....
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Is it possible that the ECJ will annul the decrees of prima facie constitutional use of the Orban government in Hungary?

There's a lot that could be discussed here because your question effectively asks about the widely discussed and disputed relationship of European nations and the sovereignty they may or may not have ...
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Is it possible that the ECJ will annul the decrees of prima facie constitutional use of the Orban government in Hungary?

This is really an addition to DPenner1's excellent answer but dealing specifically with the question of the supremacy of EU law. Supremacy of EU Law and the CJEU The key to understanding the overall ...
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