Published: 1 Jun 2006 | By Kevin Boyle

Article 14 bites at last

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One of the anomalies of the jurisprudence of the ECHR has been its relative neglect of equality and non-discrimination as important drivers of effective human rights protection. However, over the last few years a new approach has emerged, with the landmark judgments in the case of Nachova v Bulgaria in particular representing a significant shift in the approach to Article 14 by the ECtHR.

In this article, Kevin Boyle considers the jurisprudence of Article 14 and the likely effects of the coming into force of Protocol 12. To find out more about changing attitudes to discrimination, click on the link to the full article below.