The Migrant Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Critique and Way Forward

Marie-Benedicte Dembour

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSSRN
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019



  • human rights
  • migrants
  • ECtHR

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