Expanding Competences by Judicial Lawmaking: The Pilot Judgment Procedure of the European Court of Human Rights

  • Markus Fyrnys
Part of the Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht book series (BEITRÄGE, volume 236)


The institutional design of the Strasbourg system that has evolved over the last decades is an expression of contemporary debates surrounding the system’s very nature and purpose. The current debate primarily bears on the range of choices that the Council of Europe faces in adapting to the changes in Europe, which largely have been caused by its expansion to cover nearly all post-Communist States of Central and Eastern Europe since the 1990s.


State Parti EUROPEAN Convention Judicial Review State Party Domestic Legislation 
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© Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MannheimMannheimGermany

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