By Vassilis Chirdaris I. Introduction The European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter Court or ECtHR) has two special features in comparison to national tribunals: first, it enjoys superiority in the field of authentic interpretation of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter ECHR or Convention), the interpretation and […]
Criticizing Strasbourg, Lord Hoffmann, the Limits of Interpretation, the “Margin of Appreciation”, and the Problems Faced by the European Court of Human Rights.
by Vassilis Chirdaris The criticism of the European Court of Human Rights It is an undeniable fact that, in its 50 years of operation, the European Court of Human Rights has enjoyed the privilege of favourable treatment by legal scientists, writers, academics, lawyers and journalists, but also by the citizens of Europe. This reality is […]
Τhe right to be tried within a reasonable time and the restoration of the party’s «presumptive» prejudice
by Evita Salamoura Within the framework of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “ECtHR”), reference should be made to the delays in the administration of justice. This is an issue of fundamental importance that has caused deep concern at an international level and the treatment of this issue is the […]