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Published: 05 July 2012

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199650453

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The Margin of Appreciation in International Human Rights Law

Deference and Proportionality

Dr Andrew Legg

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • A vibrant, thorough defence of the controversial issue of the margin of appreciation in international human rights law
  • Clear analysis of the case law on the basis of factors that affect the margin of appreciation
  • Assesses the margin of appreciation before three different systems: the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the UN Human Rights Committees