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Switzerland violated the rights of a child born through a surrogacy arrangement in the US by not recognising the intended father as a parent, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. The case of D.B. and Others v. Switzerland concerned a same-sex couple who were registered partners in S

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Judge Síofra O'Leary has formally taken up the presidency of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with effect from today. The first woman and the first Irish person to serve as president of the court in its 63-year history, she will serve for an initial two-year term until 2024.

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Senior Irish judges yesterday met with the president and senior members of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on a trip to Dublin. The delegation, which includes President Robert Spano and Judge Síofra O'Leary, the Irish judge who will take up the presidency in November, met with Chie

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The president and senior members of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) are in Dublin today for a series of meetings and a major human rights conference. The six-judge delegation includes Judge Robert Spano, the outgoing president, as well as Judge Síofra O'Leary, the Irish judge due t

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The Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights have opened up the court’s collaborative knowledge-sharing platform (ECHR-KS) to legal professionals, academics and the wider public. The platform presents the latest analysis of case-law developments in a thematic and contextualised

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The UK's decision to deport a Nigerian man following a criminal conviction, despite him having been granted indefinite leave to remain more than a decade prior, did not violate his human rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. In the case of Otite v the United Kingdom, the ECtH

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The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost a case at the European Court of Human Rights over their right to respect for private and family life. The case concerned statements made by a former detective inspector – in a book, a documentary and a newspaper interview – about the applicants&r

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Judge Síofra O’Leary, the Irish judge on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), has been elected as the president of the court for a two-year term. She is the first woman and the first Irish person to serve as president of the court in its 63-year history, and will take up office o

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Russia has officially ceased to be a party to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). In a statement, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) said Russia formally ceased to be a party to the ECHR on Friday 16 September 2022 following its expulsion from the Council of Europe in March.

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Kenyan tribes who were violently forced from their land to make way for tea plantations have launched proceedings against the UK in the European Court of Human Rights. The Talai and Kipsigi tribes, represented by lawyer Joel Kimutai Bosek, are seeking £168 billion in compensation and a formal

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Judge Síofra O'Leary, the Irish judge on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), has been tipped as the frontrunner in the election for the court's presidency. Human rights campaigners and legal experts speaking to Irish Legal News have warmly welcomed the Dublin-born judge's potenti

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