Research

Publications: Thesis, Special Issues, Book Chapters, Articles, Legislative Bills, Blogs, Magazines, Posters, Media and Reports.


PhD Thesis

Butler, G 2016, Constitutional Limits of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy. Ph.D. thesis.


Special Issues

Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) 2016, 'British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications' Journal of European Public Policy, vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1278-1328. URL: http://www.grahambutler.eu/jepp-brexit-debate

Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H 2016, '‘Slow change may pull us apart’: debating a British exit from the European UnionJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1278-1284. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174527

Cardwell, PJ 2016, 'The ‘hokey cokey’ approach to EU membership: legal options for the UK and EUJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1285-1293. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174528

Łazowski, A 2016, 'Unilateral withdrawal from the EU: realistic scenario or a folly?Journal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1294-1301. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174529

Jensen, MD & Snaith, H 2016, 'When politics prevails: the political economy of a BrexitJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1302-1310. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174531

Kroll, DA & Leuffen, D 2016, 'Ties that bind, can also strangle: the Brexit threat and the hardships of reforming the EUJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1311-1320. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174532

Oliver, T 2016, 'European and international views of BrexitJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1321-1328. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174534


Book Chapters

Butler G 2018, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). in R.A. Wessel, & J. Odermatt (eds), Research Handbook on the EU's Engagement with International Organisations, Research Handbooks in European Law, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. 

Butler G 2017, The Role of the Court of Justice in EU External Relations. in J. Lindholm, & M. Derlen (eds), Understanding the European Court of Justice: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Swedish Studies in European Law, Hart Publishing: Oxford.

Butler G & Snaith H 2017, Legal and Political Approaches to European Solidarity. in H Petersen, H Krunke & I Manner (eds), Global and European Issues of Solidarity

Butler, G 2017, The European Union and Diplomatic Law: An Emerging Actor in Twenty-First Century Diplomacy. in P Behrens (ed.), Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Butler, G, Jensen, MD & 2017, Storbritanniens had-kærlighedsforhold til Den Europæiske Union (The United Kingdom's Love-Hate Relationship with the European Union). in C. Jensen (ed), Politologisk Årbog 2016-2017 (Political Science Yearbook 2016-2017). Hans Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen. 


Articles

Butler G & Sadl, U 2017, 'The Preliminaries of a Reference' European Law Review, vol 42, forthcoming. 

Butler G 2017, 'A Question of Jurisdiction: Art. 267 TFEU Preliminary References of a CFSP Nature', European Papers, Early Online. DOI: 10.15166/2499-8249/127

Butler, G 2016, 'Attacking or Defending? Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice in the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy' Europarättslig Tidskrift (Swedish European Law Journal), vol 19, no. 4, pp. 671-684. 

Butler, G & Ratcovich, M 2016, 'Operation Sophia in Uncharted Waters: European and International Law Challenges for the EU Naval Mission in the Mediterranean SeaNordic Journal of International Law, vol 85, no. 3, pp. 235-259. DOI: 10.1163/15718107-08503003

Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H 2016, '‘Slow change may pull us apart’: debating a British exit from the European UnionJournal of European Public Policy, British Exit from the EU: Legal and Political Implications, Butler, G, Jensen, MD & Snaith, H (eds) vol 23, no. 9, pp. 1278-1284. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1174527

Butler, G 2016, 'A new means of dissemination for doctoral research in Danish legal education' Retfaerd (Nordic Journal of Law and Justice), vol 39, no. 1/152, pp. 88-95.

Butler, G 2016, 'The Ultimate Stumbling Block? The Common Foreign and Security Policy, and Accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights' Dublin University Law Journal, vol 39, no. 1, pp. 229-244. 

Butler, G 2015, 'Pinpointing the Appropriate Legal Basis for External Action' European Journal of Risk Regulation, vol 6, no. 2, pp. 323-328.

Butler, G 2015, 'A Political Decision Disguised as Legal Argument? Opinion 2/13 and European Union Accession to the European Convention on Human RightsUtrecht Journal of International and European Law, vol 31, no. 81, pp. 104-111. DOI: 10.5334/ujiel.df

Butler, G 2015, 'The Interparliamentary Conference on the CFSP/CSDP: A new forum for the Oireachtas in Irish and EU foreign policy?Irish Studies in International Affairs, vol 26, pp. 163-186. DOI: 10.3318/isia.2015.26.4

Butler, G 2015, 'Not a “real” common travel area: Pachero v Minister for Justice and Equality' Irish Jurist, vol 54, pp. 155-164.

Butler, G 2015, 'The Road to a Court of Appeal—Part I: History and Constitutional Amendment' Irish Law Times, vol 33, no. 14, pp. 208-211.

Butler, G 2015, 'The Road to a Court of Appeal—Part II: Distinguishing Features and Establishment' Irish Law Times, vol 33, no. 15, pp. 222-226.


Encyclopedia Entries

Butler, G 2017, Chambers of Deputies. in R Grote, F Lachenmann & R Wolfrum (eds), Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 


Literature Reviews

Butler, G 2017, 'A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US Legal Orders, Deirdre Curtin and Elaine Fahey (eds)' Journal of Common Market Studies, vol 55, no. 1 , pp. 160-161. DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12500

Butler, G 2016, 'The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law: Constitutional Challenges, Marise Cremona and Anne Thies (eds)' European Journal of Legal Studies, vol 9, no. 1, pp. 310-316. 

Butler, G 2015, 'EU International Relations Law, Second Edition, Panos Koutrakos' European Public Law, vol 21, no. 4, pp. 788-790.

Butler, G 2015, 'The Irish Presidency: Power, Ceremony and Politics The Irish Presidency: Power, Ceremony and Politics, John Coakley and Kevin Rafter (eds)' Irish Political Studies, vol 30, no. 1, pp. 145-147. 

Butler, G 2014, 'EU External Relations Law: Text, Cases and Materials, Bart Van Vooren and Ramses A. Wessel' Romanian Journal of European Affairs, vol 14, no. 2, pp. 81-85.


Legislative Bills

Butler, G & Richmond, N, Councillor Remuneration Bill 2016. Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin.

Butler, G & Rock, N, Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) (Amendment) Bill 2016, 25 edn Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin. ISBN: 978-1-4468-3413-8. 

Butler, G, Hunt, B & Flanagan, T Freedom of Movement (Common Travel Area) (Travel Documentation) Bill 2014, 50 edn Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin. ISBN: 978-1-4468-0731-6. 

Butler, G, Hunt, B & Doyle, A, Electoral (Amendment) (Hours of Polling) Bill 2013. 95 edn Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin. ISBN: 978-1-4468-0500-8. 


Blogs and Magazines

Butler G 2017, Et spørgsmål om kompetence: Artikel 267 TEUF præjudiciel forelæggelse af FUSP-karakter. in J. Mchangama; A. Henriksen (eds) Rule of Law, Denmark. 

Butler, G 2016, 'Challenging and Questioning the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union: Is it time to go?' Curious - Urios Magazine, no. 2, pp. 12-13.

Butler, G 2016 Voting in European Union referendums: A Neighbour’s Experience. European Union Law Blog of the King's Students Law Review, King's College London. 

Butler, G 2016 H v Council: Another Court breakthrough in the Common Foreign and Security Policy. in S Peers (ed) EU Law Analysis. 


Posters

Butler, G 2014, 'The European Union at the United Nations General Assembly - A future on the East River?' Queen Mary Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2014, London, United Kingdom. 


Reports

Butler, G 2014, 'Review of Foreign Policy and External Relations: Parliamentary oversight, involvement and input into a renewed Irish foreign policy', Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, Review of Foreign Policy and External Relations.


Media

Butler G 2017, 'Religious symbols at work? The headscarf judgments from the Court of Justice' Datolinjen w/ Anne Sofie Allarp, Radio24syv, national radio, Denmark, 14 March 2017. 

Butler G 2017, 'European Union law or national law? CJEU judgment in X and X', Datolinjen w/ Anne Sofie Allarp, Radio24syv, national radio, Denmark, 7 March 2017. 

Butler G 2017, 'Leaving Leinster House to teach EU law in Denmark', The Irish Times, 25 January 2017.

Butler G 2016, 'Danish politics and minority governments', The Right Hook with Shane Coleman, Newstalk, Dublin, Ireland.