Eight Trends and Eight Challenges to the European Court of Human Rights – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 18th, 2016 in courts, human rights, news by sally

‘The opening of the Strasbourg Court’s judicial year every January always provides an opportunity for reflection on the themes and challenges which will define the Court’s jurisprudence for the coming year. This year, the theme of the seminar held at the Court to mark that opening was “International and national courts confronting large-scale violations of human rights””. I should like to offer eight predictions as to the other themes which will define the work of the Strasbourg Court this year. Given the Court’s pending caseload is still over 64,000 cases, these predictions are necessarily impressionistic. It will be for readers to judge whether, by this time next year, they have proven accurate.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 16th February 2016

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