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The European Court of Human Rights

Angelika Nussberger

August 2020

ISBN: 9780198849650

256 pages
Paperback
216x138mm

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Price: £19.99

Nussberger traces the history of the European Court of Human Rights from its political context in the 1940s to the present day, answering pressing questions about its origins and workings. This first book in the Elements of International Law series, provides a fresh, objective, and non-argumentative approach to the European Court of Human Rights.

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Nussberger traces the history of the European Court of Human Rights from its political context in the 1940s to the present day, answering pressing questions about its origins and workings. This first book in the Elements of International Law series, provides a fresh, objective, and non-argumentative approach to the European Court of Human Rights.

  • A fresh, objective, and non-argumentative approach to the European Court of Human Rights
  • An accessible go-to source for practicing international lawyers, judges and arbitrators, government and military officers, scholars, teachers, and students
  • Compelling insights from a former Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights
  • The first book in the Elements of International Law series; a highly reliable, objective, readable, and in-depth collection engaged in the discipline of international law

About the Author(s)

Angelika Nussberger, Director of the Institute of Eastern European Law and Chair of Constitutional Law, International Law and Comparative Law, University of Cologne

Angelika Nussberger is Director of the Institute of Eastern European Law and Chair of Constitutional Law, International Law and Comparative Law at the University of Cologne. From 2011 until 2019 she was a Judge at the European Court of Human Rights, serving as vice president from 2017-2019. She was also a member of the ILO expert committee from 2004-2010 and a member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia in 2009/2010.

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    Abbreviations
    1:The Court over Sixty Years
    2:Organization, Personnel, and Procedure
    3:Convention Law and Basic Doctrine
    4:The Court and Domestic and International Legal Systems
    5:Judgments and Efficacy
    6:Successes, Problems, and Potential
    Bibliography

Reviews

"The book offers a very focused and concentrated narrative combined with a deep analysis and very personal sight of a judge at the Court and of a distinguished scholar ... The extensive list of references on the Court and the Convention system makes the book a perfect guide on the matter for specialists and students." - Maria Filatova, HSE University, Mezhdunarodnoe Pravosudie (International Jurisprudence)

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