Thursday, December 28, 2017

Mälksoo & Benedek: Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: The Strasbourg Effect

Lauri Mälksoo (Univ. of Tartu - Law) & Wolfgang Benedek (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - Institute of International Law and International Relations & European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy) have published Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: The Strasbourg Effect (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Contents include:
  • Lauri Mälksoo, Introduction: Russia, Strasbourg and the paradox of a human rights backlash
  • Petra Roter, Russia in the Council of Europe: participation a la carte
  • Anton Burkov, The use of European human rights law in Russian courts
  • Sergei Marochkin, ECtHR and the Russian Constitutional Court: duet or duel?
  • Alexei Trochev, The Russian Constitutional Court and the Strasbourg court: judicial pragmatism in a dual state
  • Mikhail Antonov, Philosophy behind human rights: Valery Zorkin vs the West
  • Bill Bowring, Russia's cases in the ECtHR and the question of socialization
  • Elisabet Fura & Rait Maruste, Russia's impact on the Strasbourg system: as seen by two former judges of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Philip Leach, Egregious human rights violations in Chechnya: the continuing pursuit of justice
  • Vladislav Starzhenetskiy, Property rights in Russia: reconsidering the socialist legal tradition
  • Dmitri Bartenev, LGBT rights in Russia and European human rights standards
  • Benedikt Harzl, Nativist ideological responses to European/liberal human rights discourses in contemporary Russia
  • Wolfgang Benedek, General conclusions