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 194 - March 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.

2015 January-June 2015 (Russian)

2014 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 fifteen-minute video provides judges, lawyers and other legal professionals, as well as civil society representatives, with an overview of the admissibility criteria which all applications must meet in order to be examined by the Court.


Relevant Case-Law of the video Information note

The admissibility of an application Other languages & more info

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:

English French Chinese Russian

Article 6 (civil limb)

Right to a fair trial (civil limb):

English French Chinese Czech Hungarian Polish Russian Turkish Ukrainian

Article 6 (criminal limb)

Right to a fair trial (criminal limb):

English French Italian Russian Turkish

Article 9

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion


Article 2 of Protocol No. 1

Right to Education

English French

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