Case-law analysis


Case-Law Information Note

This monthly publication contains summaries of cases considered to be of particular interest and also provides news about the Court and Court publications.

Information Note 197 - June 2016 (provisional)

Index 2016
More info & archived Notes

Overview of the Court’s case-law

This Overview highlights judgments and decisions which either raise new issues or important matters of general interest.

The 2014 and 2015 overviews are now available in print from Wolf Legal Publishers.

January-June 2016 2015 2014

January-June 2015 (Russian) Archives

Admissibility Guide

The Practical Guide on Admissibility Criteria describes the conditions of admissibility which an application to the Court must meet.


Pending translations

Other languages & more info


The COURTalks-disCOURs videos are geared to providing legal professionals, as well as civil society representatives, with an overview of the Court’s jurisprudence in different matters (admissibility of an application, asylum and terrorism).

They have been made in cooperation with the program HELP.


This document explains where you can find the Court’s case-law on its website

Finding and understanding the case-law


Case-law guides

Article 4

Prohibition of slavery and forced labour:





Article 6 (civil limb)

Right to a fair trial (civil limb):

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Article 6 (criminal limb)

Right to a fair trial (criminal limb):

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Article 9

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion:



Article 2 of Protocol No. 1

Right to Education:



Article 3 of Protocol No.1

Right to free elections:



Case-law research reports

These reports concern certain transversal themes, particular Convention provisions and the use of other international instruments in the Court’s case-law.

Publishers or organisations wishing to reproduce the Court's documents (or a translation thereof) in print or online are asked to contact for further instructions.

Pending translations