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Case-law research reports

These reports concern certain transversal themes, particular Convention provisions and the use of other international instruments in the Court’s case-law.

Absence of a lawyer during the first days of custody

Application of Islamic law in the domestic legal order

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Bioethics and the case-law of the Court

Case-law of the Court on young people

Child abuse

Concept of a “safe third country” in the case-law of the Court

Conduct of public assemblies in the Court’s case-law

Court's approach to burden of proof in asylum cases

Cultural rights

Elements of substantive law as obstacles to access to a court within the meaning of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention

Equal access to justice in the case-law of the ECHR on violence against women

Expression and advertising of political positions through the media/Internet in the context of elections/referendums - Article 10

Extra-territorial jurisdiction

Freedom of religion

Health related issues

National security and European case-law

New admissibility criterion

NGOs in the case-law of the Court

Notion of ‘complaint’ and/or ‘subject matter’ of the dispute, and the application of the principle jura novit curia and the scope of the Grand Chamber's jurisdiction as to the admissible complaints

Positive obligations under Article 10

“Quality of law” requirements and the principle of (non-)retrospectiveness of the criminal law under Article 7

References to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Role of public prosecutor

Safety of journalists

State’s “jurisdiction” for the acts of its diplomatic and consular agents under Article 1

Treatment of persons of unsound mind and lawfulness of detention under Article 5

Use of Council of Europe treaties in the case-law of the Court

Use of lethal force by State agents under Article 2

Victim status of company shareholders in relation to measures affecting their companies or their shares