EU Law and Human Rights

March 5, 2021



Cleary Gottlieb associate Giulia Checcacci led an online course on EU Law and Human Rights, organized by the CEELI Institute, a Czech non-governmental nonprofit organization.

The course explored:

  • The connection between the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and national legal human rights protection.
  • The procedures under Article 7 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU), and how to trigger them.
  • Reforms of national judicial systems and the safeguards of independence of the judiciary under the EU law.
  • The admissibility of claims before the EU Courts.
  • EU case-law on “balanced” restrictions of fundamental rights.
  • Practical tips on how to access the relevant EU documents.

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