Fighting the Lernaean Hydra — General Measures in the Operative Part of the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgments: Broad Context and Ukrainian Perspectives

Olga Dubinska, Oleg Soldatov

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The European Court of Human Rights recently has introduced a variety of instruments to streamline the flow of applications and to address the handling of repetitive applications. This article discusses one of these instruments — the indication of “general measures” in the operative part of the Court’s judgments, a reform introduced in 2004. This article also discusses the issues likely to cause the Court to indicate “general measures” in its judgments against Ukraine: the length of judicial proceedings and the conditions of detention.

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European Court of Human Rights; European Convention on Human Rights; general measures; pilot judgment; well-established case law; Ukraine

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