Corina Heri



Corina Heri is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich. She tweets at @cohelongo.

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Legal Imagination, and the Turn to Rights in Climate Litigation: A Rejoinder to Zahar

In the most recent issue of EJIL, I discuss whether anthropogenic climate change can and should be understood as a human rights issue, particularly at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). In a reply to my piece, Alexander Zahar has voiced concerns about the over-extension of human rights law, invoking the perils of the ‘wish…

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The ECtHR’s Pending Climate Change Case: What’s Ill-Treatment Got To Do With It?

On 30 November, the Court made headlines when it communicated its first climate change case. The application was brought by six Portuguese children and young people, with the crowd-funded support of the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN). The respondents are 33 Member States of the Council of Europe, and the case – which was taken…

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