Published: 27 Jun 2017 | By Louisa Madsen
Strategic Litigation Impacts
Roma school desegregation: a review of the impact of European Court litigation
In spring 2016, the Open Society Justice Initiative published a series of reports on how strategic litigation can be used to effect social change, break down injustice and open new paths of human rights protection. This article summarises one of these reports on Roma School Desegregation, which aims to “assess the varied impacts of strategic litigation and related advocacy efforts […] in the comparative framework of three European countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, and Greece), all of which fall under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights”.