Hungary – Taking Action, Episode 2: The Systemic Infringement Action

When EU member states as Hungary are breaching the fundamental values of the Union and violate their obligations from Art. 2 of the EU treaty, there is little the Union can do about it. Kim Lane Scheppele has made a proposal how to change that: The commission should be able to bring a systemic infringement action against such member states. We put Kim’s proposal up for debate and ask EU legal experts to comment.