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Introduction

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 October 2020

Rory O'Connell
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Ulster University
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The European Convention on Human Rights 1950 (the Convention) has long been associated with the idea of democracy. Its preamble speaks of the importance of an ‘effective political democracy’ while several articles refer to the ideal of a ‘democratic society’.

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Print publication year: 2020

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  • Introduction
  • Rory O'Connell, Ulster University
  • Book: Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights
  • Online publication: 26 October 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139547246.003
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  • Introduction
  • Rory O'Connell, Ulster University
  • Book: Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights
  • Online publication: 26 October 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139547246.003
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  • Introduction
  • Rory O'Connell, Ulster University
  • Book: Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights
  • Online publication: 26 October 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139547246.003
Available formats
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