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Strasbourg Court’s new non-contentious phase – a tax on lawlessness?

November 14, 2019

Jessica Gavron, Legal, Director, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, London It is widely recognised that the European Court of Human Rights is under huge pressure to reduce its caseload, currently standing at almost 60,000 cases. To this end, the Court has been increasing the number of cases resolved by friendly settlements and unilateral declarations and […]