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Loneliness that is good for you: the European Court addresses the right to marry of people with disabilities

December 03, 2018

By Constantin Cojocariu, human rights lawyer specialised in disability and transgender rights On 25 October 2018, the European Court of Human Rights issued its first substantive ruling under Article 12 regarding people placed under guardianship.[i] Delecolle v. France involved an elderly man who was not allowed to marry a long-time friend under the pretext that […]