Elaine Webster


Elaine Webster is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. She is Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights Law and current Executive Secretary of the Association of Human Rights Institutes.

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A Positive Take on the Legacy of the 1978 Judgment in Ireland v. United Kingdom

In September 2018, a request by the Irish Government to refer the Ireland v. United Kingdom revision case to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was refused, closing a door that had been reopened after forty years. The fact that the ECtHR arrived at a finding of inhuman and degrading treatment…

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