The Convention in the Private Sphere

Thornton, L. and Walsh, J. (eds.). Ireland and the European Convention on Human Rights: 60 Years and Beyond (Dublin: Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 131-142.

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Liam Thornton

UCD Sutherland School of Law

Judy Walsh

University College Dublin (UCD)

Date Written: November 1, 2014

Abstract

Convention jurisprudence concerning the private sphere is an especially dynamic field of human rights law. In this short chapter we clarify the meaning of the term ‘private sphere’, make some general observations on the salience of relevant case law, and then introduce the four substantive chapters.

Keywords: Irish Studies, Constitutional Law, Irish Constitutional Law, Irish Law, European Convention on Human Rights, ECHR Act 2003

Suggested Citation

Thornton, Liam and Walsh, Judy, The Convention in the Private Sphere (November 1, 2014). Thornton, L. and Walsh, J. (eds.). Ireland and the European Convention on Human Rights: 60 Years and Beyond (Dublin: Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 131-142.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2685092

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Judy Walsh

University College Dublin (UCD) ( email )

Belfield, Dublin 4 4
Ireland

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