A very good 2016 to all the readers of this blog - may it be one in which human rights will be better respected than last year!
As a start for the new year, please find below a list of newly selected readings related to the ECHR:
The newest issue of the Netherlands International Law Review (vol. 62, no. 3, December 2015) includes two ECHR-related articles:
* Peter McEleavy, 'The European Court of Human Rights and the Hague Child Abduction Convention: Prioritising Return or Reflection?'
* Jane M. Rooney, 'The Relationship between Jurisdiction and Attribution after Jaloud v. Netherlands'
... some other journal articles:
* Massimo V. Benedettelli, 'Human rights as a litigation tool in international arbitration: reflecting on the ECHR experience', International Arbitration (vol. 31, no. 4, December 2015)
* Stefan Kirchner, 'Outlawing Hate Speech in Democratic States — The Case against the Inherent Limitations Doctrine concerning Article 10 (1) of the European Convention on Human Rights', Revista de Direito Internacional (vol. 12, no. 1, 2015)
* Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir, Cross-fertilisation, Clarity and Consistency at an Overburdened European Court of Human Rights – the Case of the Discrimination Grounds under Article 14 ECHR, Nordic Journal of Human Rights (vol. 33, no. 3, 2015)
... and a number of book chapters:
* Paul Lemmens, 'The Contribution of the European Court of Human Rights to the Rule of Law', in: Geert De Baere and Jan Wouters (eds.), The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2015).
* Wladyslaw Józwicki, 'Protocol 16 to the ECHR: A Convenient Tool for Judicial Dialogue and Better Domestic Implementation of the Convention?' in: Elzbieta Kuzelewska, Dariusz Kloza, Izabela Krasnicka, Franciszek Strzyczkowski (eds.), European Judicial Systems as a Challenge for Democracy (Intersentia 2015) pp. 183-209.
... finally, a number of very interesting posts on EJILTalk!:
* Philip Leach and Alice Donald, 'Russia Defies Strasbourg: Is Contagion Spreading?'
* Ed Bates, 'The Continued Failure to Implement Hirst v UK'
* Marko Milanovic, 'France Derogates from ECHR in the Wake of the Paris Attacks'
* Marko Milanovic, 'Blockbuster Strasbourg Judgment on Surveillance in Russia'