Handicapping rules: the overly restrictive application of admissibility criteria by the European Court of Human Rights to complaints concerning disabled people

Article that analyses the way in which admissibility rules related to standing and victim status can in certain circumstances exclude persons with disabilities held in mental health institutions from the protection of the European Convention on Human Rights by denying them access to proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights.

Author: 
Constantin Cojocariu
Publisher: 
Sweet & Maxwell
Published: 
2012
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