The following article, written in March 2005, examines the European Court of Justice's application of the European Convention on Human Rights. In this paper, the author discusses a number of improvements that could be made to the current set up of the courts, including the novel idea of a 'Pre-decision interpretation questions'system, which could facilitate the application of the ECHR by both the ECJ and the ECHR.
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Balfour, Adam D J , "Application of the European Convention on Human Rights by the European Court of Justice" (2005). Harvard Law School Student Scholarship Series. Paper 4.