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The European Court of Human Rights: the election of judges

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2011

This Note looks at some of the criticism of the European Court of Human Rights, in particular the procedure for selecting and electing judges to the Court, the quality and experience of those judges and proposals for reforming the selection criteria and method of appointment.

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This Note looks at some of the criticism of the European Court of Human Rights, in particular the procedure for selecting and electing judges to the Court, the quality and experience of those judges and proposals for reforming the selection criteria and method of appointment.

Commons Briefing papers SN05949

Author: Vaughne Miller

Topics: Courts, Europe, Human rights, International organisations

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