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Band 205:

Rüdiger Wolfrum, Ulrike Deutsch (eds.)

The European Court of Human Rights Overwhelmed by Applications: Problems and Possible Solutions


Contents:
C. Tomuschat: The European Court of Human Rights Overwhelmed by Applications: Problems and Possible Solutions. - Discussion Following the Presentation by Christian Tomuschat.

R. Bernhardt: The Admissibility Stage: The Pros and Cons of a Certiorari Procedure for Individual Applications. - Discussion Following the Presentation by Rudolf Bernhardt.

J.A. Frowein: The Interaction Between National Protection of Human Rights and the ECtHR. - Discussion Following the Presentation by Jochen Abr. Frowein.

L. Wildhaber: Pilot Judgments in Cases of Structural or Systemic Problems on the National Level. - Discussion Following the Presentation by Luzius Wildhaber.

M. Villiger: Fair Trial and Excessive Length of Proceedings as Focal Points of the ECtHR's Increasing Caseload. - Discussion Following the Presentation by Mark Villiger.

R. Wolfrum: Concluding Remarks.

The European Court of Human Rights is faced with an enormous and ever-increasing caseload, which poses a considerable threat to the effectiveness of the protection of the rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights and its Protocols. Compiling the contributions of distinguished academics and practitioners who are active in the field of European human rights law, this publication is meant as a contribution the the still ongoing discussion on the reform of the control mechanism of the European Court of Human Rights, which is necessary to prevent a failure of the European system of human rights protection.

2009. VIII, 128 S.
ISBN 978-3-540-93959-7
Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg