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The European Court Of Human Rights – Past, Present And Future: An Introduction To The Strasbourg Court

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This chapter presents an introduction to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. It focuses on some of the factors that help to understand how the system works, with its unique selling points as well as its flaws. The chapter deals with some of the key features of the Court and the Convention it applies. The key principles of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention) are solidarity and subsidiarity. The principle of subsidiarity means that the European Court of Human Rights is neither a fourth instance nor a replacement of the domestic courts or institutions. The rights protected in the Convention and its Protocols are traditional civil and political rights. The Court has constantly refined its case-processing management and techniques and the productivity has increased remarkably as a result.

Keywords: civil rights; European court of human rights; political rights; solidarity; Strasbourg court; subsidiarity

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