Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights
Theory and Practice
Helen Keller, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi
Helen Keller is Professor of Public, European, and International Law at the University of Zurich. She has spent six months at the Court researching friendly settlements and interviewing the relevant actors. Since 2008, she has been a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Her publications concerning International, European and Swiss law have appeared in many journals.
Dr. Magdalena Forowicz is a Post-doc Researcher at the University of Zurich. She was educated in Canada, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. She has taught and conducted research at Universities in Switzerland and the United Kindgom. She has also worked in West Africa on child rights reform and on World War II compensation at an International Organization in Geneva. Dr. Forowicz has published articles in international humanitarian and criminal law and a book entitled The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights.
Dr. Lorenz Engi is a Post-doc Researcher at the University of Zurich. He has a PhD in law (University of Zurich, 2007) and a PhD in philosophy (University of Munich, 2010). He was a research assistant at the University of St. Gallen from 2004 to 2006 and the University of Constance from 2006 to 2008.