UCL Institute for Human Rights


Watch President Dean Spielmann's Lecture 'Wither the margin of appreciation?'

23 April 2014

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On Thursday 20 March 2014 President Dean Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered the lecture 'Whither the margin of appreciation' at the UCL Faculty of Laws, covering the history of the doctrine and addressing its future and implications in the case law in the ECtHR.

The lecture was introduced by the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Dame Hazel Genn, who took the opportunity to mark the appointment of President Spielmann as Honorary Professor in the Faculty.

President Spielmann's piece will be published in this year's Current Legal Problems journal which is co-edited by Dr Virginia Mantouvalou, Co-Director of the Institute for Human Rights. Dr Mantouvalou is also President Spielmann's academic host at UCL.

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