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  • Corina Heri

The Unbreakable Vow: Marital Captivity in Strasbourg

February 09, 2017

By Corina Heri, Visiting Scholar at Ghent University            It has been the ECtHR’s constant case-law that Article 12 ECHR, while enshrining the right to marry an opposite-sex spouse, does not protect a right to divorce. The fact that the Court has resolutely held on to that idea despite the modern-day legalization of divorce in the […]