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  • Thoughts on the German Constitutional Court Decision on the ESM

    –Richard Stith, Valparaiso University The German Federal Constitutional Court’s decision of September 12, 2012, has been welcomed by some as signaling yet another political retreat, yet another ”Son of Solange II”. But what should bring joy to the heart of every American comparative law teacher is that, whether retreat or advance, every new “red line” drawn by the FCC is and must be a contradiction within EU law, and therefore a wonderful subject for the intractable classroom debate that is the hallmark of our peculiar U.S.