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On sledgehammers and nutcrackers: recent developments in the Court’s less restrictive means doctrine

June 20, 2018

By Laurens Lavrysen, postdoctoral researcher at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University (Belgium) A number of years ago, Eva Brems and I wrote an article “‘Don’t Use a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut’: Less Restrictive Means in the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights”. Using a sledgehammer to crack a nut […]