The proliferation of human rights treaties at regional and global levels may offer moral foundations for international law. However, many worry that this growth of supervisory organs is illegitimate.The MultiRights project scrutinizes such claims of legitimacy deficits, and considers reform proposals. Project summary. MultiRights is a 5-year project financed by an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.
Book launch: Constituting Europe
The MultiRights Project in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre of Excellence PluriCourts launched the new book "Constituting Europe: The European Court of Human Rights in a National, European and Global Context" at The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in London on October 3, 2103.
See more news about this event here.
The ERC project ‘MultiRights’, the ECRP project ‘International Law through the National Prism: the Impact of Judicial Dialogue’ and the Norwegian Centre of Excellence ‘PluriCourts’ the conference ‘Transnational Judicial Dialogue: Concept, Method, Extent and Effects’ on 21 and 22 June 2013.
A summary of Beth Simmons's comments on the conference is available here.
- Føllesdal: Much Ado about Nothing? Claims about political appointment to the Norwegian Supreme Court - and what to do - and not to do - about it Aug 14, 2013
- Ajevski: International Criminal Law and Constitutionalization Jul 22, 2013
- Føllesdal: The Legitimacy Deficits of the Human Rights Judiciary: Elements and Implications of a Normative Theory Jul 15, 2013
- Upcoming decision of the Inter American Court of Human Rights on access to therapeutic abortion? Oct 21, 2013 11:39 AM
- The negotiations on the European Union’s accession to the ECHR have resumed Jul 31, 2012 03:09 PM
- Correlations, Statistics and Judicial Politics Studies – A MultiRights Morning Coffee Impromptu Jul 3, 2012 03:01 PM