Project

Strengthening the European Court of Human Rights: More Accountability through better legal reasoning

Acronym
ECHR
Duration
01 November 2009 → 31 October 2014
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Law
Keywords
Women’s rights European convention on human rights Minority Rights Conflicting Rights stereotypes Mainstreaming Diversity European Court of Human Rights legal reasoning vulnerability Scope of rights Procedural Justice
 
Project description

The project’s objective is to study the European Court of Human Rights’ case-law with the aim of proposing innovative solutions to strengthen the consistency and persuasiveness of the Court’s legal reasoning so as to improve its accountability and transparency. 5 researchers are working on this project, each on particular subthemes including Minority Rights, Stereotypes, Vulnerability, Freedom of Religion, Conflicting Rights and Scope of Rights.