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Published: 15 June 2017

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780198755418

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A new practitioner law publication

Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rights

Fourth Edition; Student Version

Philip Leach

  • The only text to focus on the practice and procedure of taking cases to the ECtHR including in-depth analysis of the Court's admissibility criteria
  • Concise and up-to-date overview of European Convention law, including key substantive case law developments
  • Written by an experienced human rights practitioner, highly-regarded in this field
  • Accessible format makes it easy to navigate to the point in question

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised to take account of recent procedural developments, including the introduction in January 2014 of a new court application form and the revised Rule 47 process
  • Incorporates guidance on the revised Court Rules and Practice Directions
  • Commentary on protocols 15 and 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Updated to include all significant case law decided since the publication of the previous edition, including cases of extraordinary or secret rendition, restrictions on in vitro fertilization and surrogacy, cases arising from medical mistreatment, the treatment of migrants travelling by sea (including collective expulsions) and structural deficiencies in asylum procedures