European Union Fundamental Rights
Mr. Schima is a legal adviser in the Euorpean Commission’s Legal Service. He has studied law in Vienna, where he was born, and in Paris and at Harvard Law School. From 1995 to 2003, he was a member of the chambers of Judge Dr. Peter Jann at the European Court of Justice. In 2003, Mr. Schima joined the European Commission’s Legal Service. He has taught and published extensively on various matters of European Union law. We talk with him about the application of EU Fundamental Rights to the Member States after Lisbon and putting the case law of the European Court of Justice into perspective.