ERA: Recent case law of the European Court of Human Rights on access to a court


30 Nov 2017 to 01 Dec 2017



Event Location


Event Description

Strasbourg, 30 November - 1 December 2017

20% discount available until 31 August 2017


This seminar will provide legal practitioners with an update on the case law developed by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) – mainly in 2015, 2016 and 2017 – on the right of access to a court under Article 6 of the  European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“the Convention”).

Key topics

  • The State immunity plea
  • The question of universal civil
    jurisdiction for acts of torture
  • Placement of persons on a UN
    sanction list
  • Forced hospitalisation of
    persons of unsound mind and
    incapacitation proceedings
  • Access to courts of appeal and
  • Legal aid proceedings and court
  • Submitting a case to the
    Strasbourg Court

Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Sanja Jovičić)

Event number: 417D70



Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque, Judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Boglárka Benkó, Registry Lawyer, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Sanja Jovičić, Course Director, European Public Law Section, ERA, Trier

Lisa Rodgers, Lecturer, Leicester Law School, University of Leicester

Jürgen Schur, Head of Law and Policy, REDRESS, London

Dovydas Vitkauskas, Senior Expert on Judicial Reform, Venice Commission and Council of Europe, Vilnius




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