After exhausting the remedies available in the United Kingdom, the next step for a disappointed litigant who complains of a violation of a right guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights is to apply to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The aim of this short article is to give a thumbnail sketch of the Strasbourg system and its operation after the reforms brought about by Protocol No. 11 to the European Convention on Human Rights, which saw a radical restructuring of the Strasbourg institutions.
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