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.
11 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2015 Last revised: 9 May 2017
Date Written: November 1, 2014
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
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