Lis alibi pendens in International Human Rights Litigation
Edilex, 2 March 2018
Posted: 9 Jan 2020
Date Written: March 2, 2018
International human rights law provides multiple possibilities for litigation in defence of human rights. Often, potential litigants have multiple international law frameworks at their disposal. This makes it necessary to determine whether there are procedural hurdles which derive from the interaction of different legal regimes. In particular different variations of the lis alibi pendens concept can force specific litigation choices. This article gives the readers an overview over the applicable rules from different international human rights treaties and in doing so aims at providing practical guidance for future litigation efforts in different international human rights frameworks.
Keywords: human rights, international law, litigation
JEL Classification: K33
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