European Convention on Human Rights

McCaughey and Others v UK: The Requirement of Prompt Investigation into State Killings

McCaughey and Others v UK: The Requirement of Prompt Investigation into State Killings

Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights guarantees, subject to some exceptions, that “everyone’s right
Vinter v UK – Why The Majority Are Right To Find That Whole Life Orders Violate Article 3 ECHR

Vinter v UK – Why The Majority Are Right To Find That Whole Life Orders Violate Article 3 ECHR

The European Court of Human Rights' recent decision in Vinter v UK will inevitably come under fire for infringing ...
Vinter v UK and Whether Life Should Mean Life

Vinter v UK and Whether Life Should Mean Life

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has ruled, in the case of Vinter and Others v United ...
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the ECHR – Smith (and Others) v MOD (2013)

In Smith (and Others) v MOD [2013] UKSC 41, the UK Supreme Court was charged with determining whether the UK ...
Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Until recently, questions regarding the theory and practice of the proportionality analysis in relation to the ...
Evolving Strasbourg Jurisprudence on Domestic Violence: Recognising Institutional Sexism

Evolving Strasbourg Jurisprudence on Domestic Violence: Recognising Institutional Sexism

As part of a broader feminist critique of the European Convention on Human Rights, it has been argued that Article ...
The Role of Civil Society in the Execution of ECtHR Judgments

The Role of Civil Society in the Execution of ECtHR Judgments

By Victoria Prais European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judgments  can have a huge impact in Member States by ...
Trafficking in Human Beings and the European Court of Human Rights – In Dubio pro State?

Trafficking in Human Beings and the European Court of Human Rights – In Dubio pro State?

by Marija Jovanovic - The ECtHR in M. and Others v. Italy and Bulgaria departs from a low-threshold approach for
Animal Defenders International v UK:  A Case of Fruitful Dialogue, or of Strasbourg Losing its Nerve?

Animal Defenders International v UK: A Case of Fruitful Dialogue, or of Strasbourg Losing its Nerve?

On 22 April, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held in Animal Defenders International v UK, ...
Animal Defenders International: Will Strasbourg open the door to political advertisements on TV?

Animal Defenders International: Will Strasbourg open the door to political advertisements on TV?

By Jacob Rowbottom -  On Monday, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights will give its long ...
Prisoner Voting and the Rule of Law: The Irony of Non-Compliance

Prisoner Voting and the Rule of Law: The Irony of Non-Compliance

By John Hirst - Prisoners’ voting rights remain a vexed issue in the United Kingdom. Following the European ...
The Strasbourg Court, the ‘Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies’ Rule, and the Principle of Subsidiarity: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

The Strasbourg Court, the ‘Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies’ Rule, and the Principle of Subsidiarity: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

By Natasha Simonsen - The recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Er & Ors v ...

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