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European Human Rights


The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Policies:  

Edited by two professors of law, this book offers comprehensive information on the functioning of the Council of Europe: its primary and secondary law, its institutional structure and its wide field of activities.

Some of the chapters are written by practitioners working within the Council of Europe adding an inside view to the academic discussion.

The Council of Europe by Aline Royer:

This is a brief introduction to the Council of Europe and some of its bodies, instruments and activities.

Human rights monitoring mechanisms of the Council of Europe

The Council of Europe has developed various monitoring mechanisms over the years. In this book, a number of specialists describe and asses the following non-judicial and non-political human rights monitoring mechanisms:

  • The Commissioner for Human Rights
  • The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)
  • The European Committee of Social Rights
  • The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
  • The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
  • The Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Council of Europe Law: Towards a Pan-European Legal Area

This work provides an overview of Council of Europe law.  


European Human Rights Law Review :  Coverage on Westlaw from 1996-current.  

European Law Review : Selected coverage begins with 1986 (vol. 11)