Why have EU judges been more successful than national leaders in advancing an EU social policy agenda?

EU judges are more Europeanist than the national leaders that appointed them.
78% (63 votes)
The CJEU decides by simple majority whereas national leaders decide by unanimity or qualified majority.
22% (18 votes)
Total votes: 81
Learning objectives: 
Introduction to EU law in the field of employment.
Understanding the rationale for courts.
Understanding the principal-agent problem, judicial drift and judicial activism.
Understanding EU judge appointment procedures, court independence or the lack thereof.
Understanding majority rules inside the EU court, and comparing them to those applicable to EU treaty-reform or law-making procedures.
Understanding the influence of majority rules on policy outcomes.
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