On the difficulties encountered during the PhD – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part 3

Is a researcher in European law also a researcher in national law ? Yes, absolutely – because a researcher is studying the defence of rights which are protected in the European system just as by nationals rules.  Did you face any difficulty during your thesis ? If so, which ones ? I think there are three hard things to go through. First, social isolation. Then, finding a research … Continuer de lire On the difficulties encountered during the PhD – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part 3

Defending values in the ECHR’s case law – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part 2

The ECHR is presented with highly sensitive cases. Is the Court really able to make a decision, and is it its role? The ECHR has to judge sensitive cases at national level such as the Vincent Lambert case (a French case about euthanasia), or abortion cases – which is not legal in all European countries; or cases about medically-assisted procreation and surrogate motherhood and their … Continuer de lire Defending values in the ECHR’s case law – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part 2

Values in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part. 1

How did you choose your PhD topic ? I always had a great interest in the Philosophy of law. During my master’s degree, I wrote a thesis on humanitarian moral, then another on the defence of moral values when arguing a case before the ECHR. I then decided to focus my PhD on this particular topic. Did the title of your thesis change during your PhD ? … Continuer de lire Values in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) – Interview of Charlotte Blanc-Fily, part. 1