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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Deliberation and Drafting: European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)

Helen Keller, Corina Heri

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 July 2022

Subject(s):
Human rights — Deliberation and drafting — Case management — Judges — Concurring, dissenting, separate, joint or individual opinions — Registry

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’ or ‘Court’) (European Court of Human Rights), based in Strasbourg, France, and tasked with monitoring State compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights (1950) (‘ECHR’ or ‘Convention’), is the most prolific regional human rights body in the world. It hears applications from individuals against Member States of the Council of Europe, as well as the more rare inter-State applications. As of early 2018, the Court had decided more than 750,000 applications, and about 60,000 more are pending before it. 2 The...
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