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
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
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