The Court as a Deliberative Institution

The contribution will discuss the questions arising from the duty of collegiality of the Court and the lack of dissenting opinions—a judicial feature present in several Member states, and to which their lawyers are used—and often invoked for the CJEU in academic commentaries. Particular attention will be given to the peculiar role of the Advocate General in this perspective, as a possible alternative in enhancing transparency of the Court’s deliberation.