Published: 1 Dec 2010 | By Alice Donald

‘The most creative tool in fifty years’? The ECtHR’s pilot judgement procedure


The ECtHR instituted the pilot judgement procedure in 2004 to enable it to address systemic human rights violations. Since then, pilot judgements have been given a high level of priority, although debates continue to surround their impact on individual justice.

In this article, Alice Donald discusses the merits of such debates, and the prospects pilot judgements offer for the future of the ECtHR. To read the article in full, please click on the link below.