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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR or ECtHR; French: Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights. The court hears applications alleging that a contracting state has breached one or more of the human rights provisions concerning civil and political rights set out in the Convention and its protocols.

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Whether and how European Courts (Justice and Human Rights) have been using Natural Law in their opinions in the past two decades?

Our small country is being thrown gradually into US-style culture wars regarding LGBT issues. And this has created a small (currently) conservative movement that is using Natural Law theories in their ...
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Does the acceptance of a 'legitimate aim' in the context of Article 8 ECHR also imply its acceptance in the context of Article 14 ECHR?

Suppose that the European Court of Human Rights qualifies a certain policy aim, such as the protection of the Member State's health system, as constituting a 'legitimate aim' in the context of Article ...
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How much social media control can your employer exert over you?

Can a swiss employer force the employee to change the display picture and full name of your personal linkedin profile?
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What would be the legal situation had Xander Elliards been arrested under the Section 20 of the Police and Fire Reform Act

It is in the news that Xander Elliards, a journalist reporting on a protest was threatened with arrest. There is a video of the encounter on twitterX. As I see it the relevant facts are: The ...
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May the Justification of a "Legitimate Aim" in an Article 14 ECHR Case be Arbitrary in Light of Other Freedoms?

I'm learning about Article 14 of the ECHR and am a bit confused by the practicalities of its application. I understand something must fall within the ambit of another Convention right, and that there ...
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