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Response to comment on Rubins v. Latvia: adjudication is not erroneous at all

April 14, 2015

By Dirk Voorhoof, Ghent University I disagree with the analysis of and the comments on the Rubins v. Latvia judgment by Elena Sychenko, posted on 13 April 2015 on Strasbourg Observers, finding that the judgment is an example of an erroneous adjudication and is granting protection to blackmailing. I consider the judgment a well balanced […]

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Rubins v. Latvia: Does Article 10 ECHR Protect Blackmailers?

April 13, 2015

This guest blog post was written by Elena Sychenko, Ph.D. student at the University of Catania, Law Faculty, Labour Law Department. The recent case of Rubins v. Latvia has received much attention from lawyers. Commentators assumed that the Court established a protection of employees not covered by whistle-blowing provisions[1] ¬†and believed that the Court contributed […]