European Convention on Human Rights

Spot the Differences: How Broad Can Commercial Speech Be?

Spot the Differences: How Broad Can Commercial Speech Be?

By Ilias Trispiotis In the aftermath of ‘the Innocence of Muslims’ turmoil, questions of whether and to what ...
A Special Relationship? Preserving the Human Rights of Terrorist Suspects in Extradition Cases

A Special Relationship? Preserving the Human Rights of Terrorist Suspects in Extradition Cases

The recent case of Babar Ahmad and Others v United Kingdom represents the final stage in the European appeal ...
SCOPPOLA v. ITALY (No. 3): A Step Backwards

SCOPPOLA v. ITALY (No. 3): A Step Backwards

In her recent post, Natasha Holcroft-Emmess critiques the European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber (GC) ...
Scoppola v Italy (No. 3): Getting Prisoner Voting Right?

Scoppola v Italy (No. 3): Getting Prisoner Voting Right?

In Scoppola v Italy (No. 3) (Application no. 126/05, 22 May 2012) the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human ...
Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

  On the 24thApril 2012, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) elected the new Belgian ...
Article 14 ECHR: the Elusive Other Status

Article 14 ECHR: the Elusive Other Status

The recent judgment of Swift v Secretary of State for Justice [2012] EWHC 2000 (QB) raises some interesting ...

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