The Case Law of the European Court of Justice

November 7, 2009

Many of the socio-economic rights incorporated into the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (EU) have already been given recognition by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In relation to the workings of the single market, throughout the history of the European Community (EC), it was not the case that its negative aspects […]

United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms

September 18, 2009

The mechanisms, established by the United Nations, for the monitoring of the observance of human rights international instruments by State parties fall into two groups, namely the conventional and the extra-conventional mechanisms. The conventional mechanisms are the committees, or treaty bodies, established under the human rights treaties and their purpose is to monitor the implementation […]