The future of the European Union’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights after Opinion 2/13: is it still possible and is it still desirable?

Tobias Lock

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Abstract

EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights – Hurdles erected
by Opinion 2/13 of 18 December 2014 – Analysis of soundness of the ECJ’s
reasoning – Discussion of necessary changes to the Draft Accession Agreement –
Criticism that not all obstacles can be removed by amending the Draft
Agreement – Treaty change may be necessary – Question whether accession is
worth it from a human rights perspective under these conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-273
Number of pages34
JournalEuropean Constitutional Law Review
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015

Keywords

  • EU accession
  • ECHR
  • Court of Justice of the EU
  • autonomy of EU law

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