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You got too much money for protecting your reputation?

The European Court of Human Rights passed a judgement in a case last year where the main issue was whether or not the court had ordered excessively large compensation for non-pecuniary damage for defamation. More precisely, was the 1,25 million euros ordered by the Court of Justice of Ireland too big a sum for publishing Read more

Russia v. European Court of Human Rights: fight for sovereignty

In December 2015, Russia adopted a law that gave the Constitutional Court of Russia a right to decide if a decision of the European Court of Human Rights is in conformity with the Russian Constitution and, thus, a right to forbid the enforcement of European Court of Human Rights decisions in Russia. Most probably the Read more