The story of the Lisbon Treaty cannot be told--nor can a brief outline thereof be sketched--without going back to the Constitutional Treaty, which represents the background to the Lisbon Treaty and against which the Lisbon Treaty ought to be assessed. That is why the present outline will first refer to the Constitutional Treaty, before addressing the structure and the content of the Lisbon Treaty.
The Lisbon Treaty: A Brief Outline,
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