The creation of the Court of First Instance has contributed on the one hand to the improvement of the functioning of the Court of Justice, and on the other hand, better judicial protection of Union citizens. The latter was accomplished through the legal protection within the framework of creating a true European citizenship.
The Protection of Individual Rights and the Court of First Instance of the European Communities,
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