The Migrant Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Critique and Way Forward

Revised version with more references etc to appear in Başak Çalı, Ledi Biancu, Iulia Motoc (eds)MIGRATION AND THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, Oxford University Press.

17 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last revised: 5 Jun 2020

Date Written: December 18, 2018

Abstract

This article points out that the European Court of Human Rights often privileges state sovereignty over migrants' rights. It traces the origins of this deficit in protection, gives stark examples of it, and highlights possible remedies to it.

Keywords: human rights, migrants, ECtHR

Suggested Citation

Dembour, Marie-Bénédicte, The Migrant Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Critique and Way Forward (December 18, 2018). Revised version with more references etc to appear in Başak Çalı, Ledi Biancu, Iulia Motoc (eds)MIGRATION AND THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, Oxford University Press., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3303294 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3303294

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour (Contact Author)

Ghent University ( email )

Universiteitstraat, 4
Ghent, Flanders 9000
Belgium

HOME PAGE: http://https://hrc.ugent.be/staff/prof-dr-marie-benedicte-dembour/

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