What is Hudoc database?

What is Hudoc database?

The HUDOC database provides access to the case-law of the Court (Grand Chamber, Chamber and Committee judgments and decisions*, communicated cases, advisory opinions and legal summaries from the Case-Law Information Note), the European Commission of Human Rights (decisions and reports) and the Committee of Ministers ( …

Where can I find ECHR cases?

The HUDOC database has all kinds of publicly available documents, including judgments, decisions, and cases which have been notified (“communicated”) to the Government.

How do you cite the ECHR?

The form of citation for judgments and decisions published in this series from 1 November 1998 to the end of 2007 follows the pattern: name of case (in italics), application number, paragraph number (for judgments), abbreviation of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), year and number of volume.

Is the ECHR legally binding?

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) hears cases related to the European Convention on Human Rights. Unlike European Court of Justice decisions, ECHR decisions are not binding though many human rights decisions are considered so important that they become part of EU law, which is binding on EU states.

Is Russia part of ECHR?

Following its expulsion from the Council of Europe on 16 March 2022, the Russian Federation will cease to be a High Contracting Party to the European Convention on Human Rights on 16 September 2022. This was confirmed today in a Resolution by the Committee of Ministers.

Is ECHR part of EU?

The European Convention on Human Rights is an international treaty launched by the Council of Europe in 1950 to help protect people’s human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Council of Europe is not part of the European Union.

How do I find European cases?

Where to find EU case law

  1. Curia. The ECJ website provides access to the text of Opinions of Advocates General and Judgments of the Courts from June 1997 onwards.
  2. EUR-Lex. Eur-Lex contains full-text Opinions and Judgments (1992 – ) and summaries of judgments (1954 – ).
  3. BAILII: British and Irish Legal Information Institute.

How do you Harvard reference the ECHR?

Harvard (18th ed.) COUNCIL OF EUROPE. (1952). The European convention on human rights. Strasbourg, Directorate of Information.

What are the ECHR articles?

These are all taken from the ECHR and are commonly known as ‘the Convention Rights’:

  • Article 2: Right to life.
  • Article 3: Freedom from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment.
  • Article 4: Freedom from slavery and forced labour.
  • Article 5: Right to liberty and security.
  • Article 6: Right to a fair trial.

Does the UK still follow ECHR?

Is the UK still committed to the ECHR? For now, the UK is still a participant in the ECHR, and UK Human Rights cases can still be heard by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The commitment was established in 2019 in a political declaration between the EU and the UK.

Why is the ECHR controversial?

The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was drafted by the nations of the Council of Europe to help prevent conflict and integrated into the UK by the Human Rights Act of 1998; the ECHR remains controversial as some see it as an erosion of national sovereignty.

When did Russia ratify ECHR?

May 1998
The Russian Federation ratified the European Convention on Human Rights in May 1998.