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Ole Solvang

Chechnya and the European Court of Human Rights: The merits of Strategic Litigation Ole Solvang 1 In May 1998, eighteen months before the start of the second war in Chechnya, Russia ratified the European Convention on Human Rights (hereafter the Convention), thereby granting the European Court

Human Rights and Climate Change

Protecting the Right to Life of Individuals of Present and Future Generations

Julie H. Albers

law, with the inclusion of certain indispensable procedural aspects. The case law used is predominantly at the level of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), supplemented by national cases in which international human rights or norms have been applied. After a brief section on the necessity of a

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The Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties in the Context of Foreign Surveillance

Holly Huxtable

uk government surveillance measures, could not succeed. The Tribunal assessed the factual specificities of surveillance against the recognised grounds for extraterritorial jurisdiction in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), and found these individuals to be outside the

Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights

The Practice of International Criminal Tribunals


Edited by Paolo Lobba and Triestino Mariniello

Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights offers a critical legal perspective on the manner in which international criminal tribunals select, (re-)interpret and apply the principles and standards formulated by the European Court of Human Rights. A part of the book is devoted to testing the assumption that the current practice of cross-referencing, though widespread, is incoherent in method and erratic in substance. Notable illustrations analysed in the book include the nullum crimen principle, prohibition of torture, hearsay evidence and victims’ rights. Another section of the book seeks to devise a methodologically sound ‘grammar’ of judicial dialogue, focussing on how and when human rights concepts may be transferred into the context of international criminal justice.