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The Margin of Appreciation in International Human Rights Law: Deference and Proportionality, by Andrew Legg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 264pp) (£70 paperback). ISBN 0199650453.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou*
Affiliation:
University of Surrey

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References

141 Brighton Declaration 2012, available at http://hub.coe.int/en/20120419-brighton-declaration/

142 See eg Benvenisti, EMargin of appreciation, consensus, and universal standards’ (1999) 31 Journal of International Law and Politics 843 Google Scholar; Letsas, GTwo concepts of the margin of appreciation’ (2006) 26 Ojls 705 CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

143 Legg, A The Margin of Appreciation in International Human Rights Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012) p 58 CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

144 Ibid, p 18.

145 For more examples, see ibid, pp 18–23.

146 Ibid, p 195.

147 S and Marper v the United Kingdom [2009] 48 EHRR 50 at [102].

148 Legg, above n 3, p 217.

149 Ibid, p 36.

150 Bakircioglu, OThe application of the margin of appreciation doctrine in freedom of expression and public morality cases’ (2007) 8 Glj 711 at 712Google Scholar.

151 Gross, O and Ní Aoláin, FFrom discretion to scrutiny: revisiting the application of the margin of appreciation doctrine in the context of Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights’ (2001) 23 Hum Rts Q 625 at 627CrossRefGoogle Scholar; Lester, LordUniversality versus subsidiarity: a reply’ (1998) Ehrlr 73 at 7576 Google Scholar.

152 See, K Dzehtsiarou ‘Does consensus matter? Legitimacy of European consensus in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights’ (2011) Pl 534.

153 Legg, above n 3, p 116.