When humans become migrants

A blog containing Marie-Bénédicte Dembour's 30 episode podcast to support her book.


Episode five: The Strasbourg reversal, or why legal technique matters

In this episode I identify an interpretative practice of the European Court of Human Rights that I call the “Strasbourg reversal”. [podcast]https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/humanrights/files/2015/02/hrm5_the_strasbourg_reversal-20e6ctl.mp3[/podcast] The previous episode introduced the Adulaziz, Cabales and Balkandali v United Kingdom case of 1985. Basically, the ruling established that migrants have no automatic right to be reunited with close family members. This…

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