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(p. 3) 1. The European Convention on Human Rights in Context 

(p. 3) 1. The European Convention on Human Rights in Context
(p. 3) 1. The European Convention on Human Rights in Context

David Harris

, Michael O’Boyle

, Ed Bates

, and Carla Buckley

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date: 13 December 2019

This chapter provides a general discussion of the European Convention on Human Rights. It covers the substantive guarantee; the Strasbourg enforcement machinery; the interpretation of the Convention; negative and positive obligations and Drittwirkung; the application of the Convention by national courts and the EU; and achievements and prospects.

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