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New journal: ECHR Law Review

November 29, 2019

It doesn’t happen every day that a new journal is launched in the area of human rights law, let alone one that focuses exclusively on European Convention law. Looking forward to reading the new ECHR Law Review, edited by regular Strasbourg Observers blogger Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou and by Vassilis Tzevelekos.

More info on the aim of the journal and how to submit an article below.

The journal is called European Convention on Human Rights Law Review. The journal will be published by BRILL and Dr Dzehtsiarou and Dr Tzevelekos as editors-in-chief. The editorial and advisory boards comprise of world leading scholars and practitioners in the law of the ECHRs. One of the mission of the journal is to connect law and practice and look at the ECHR from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

It is the first scholarly journal devoted exclusively to the legal regime of ECHR. The Review offers peer-reviewed, legal scholarship on the protection of fundamental human rights within the ECHR framework and on its implications for other regional human rights regimes. It is a forum for inter alia comparative law, human rights law, international law and philosophy of law analysis of the practice and procedures of the ECHR regime. While favouring legal (doctrinal, theoretical and philosophical) analysis, the Review also publishes multi-disciplinary works at the crossroads of law, history, political science and economics. It is open to all methods and schools of thought, including, comparative, doctrinal, quantitative and economic analysis of (case) law. It offers scholarship and information of interest to scholars and practitioners, both in the member states and other regions, as well as to all those working in the field of human rights law.

The journal accepts submissions of articles up to 18000 words, case comments of up to 10000 words and book reviews. To submit your paper please follow the link: For more information follow:

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