Allowing the Right Margin: The European Court of Human Rights and The National Margin of Appreciation Doctrine: Waiver or Subsidiarity of European Review?

@article{Spielmann2012AllowingTR,
  title={Allowing the Right Margin: The European Court of Human Rights and The National Margin of Appreciation Doctrine: Waiver or Subsidiarity of European Review?},
  author={Dean Spielmann},
  journal={Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={381 - 418}
}
  • D. Spielmann
  • Published 2012
  • Law
  • Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies
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