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The European Convention on Human Rights and the Court of Human Rights: issues and reforms

Published Thursday, April 14, 2011

This Note looks at the history of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Court of Human Rights, the Court's principles and requirements for implementation of its rulings, the supervision of judgments by the Committee of Ministers and reform measures to tackle the Court's shortcomings.

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This Note looks at the history of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Court of Human Rights, the Court's principles and requirements for implementation of its rulings, the supervision of judgments by the Committee of Ministers and reform measures to tackle the Court's shortcomings.

Commons Briefing papers SN05936

Author: Vaughne Miller

Topics: Europe, Human rights

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