The European Court of Human Rights after sixty years Reflections of a Judge at the end of his Term of Office
Author: Vladimiro Zagrebelsky
Publisher: Turin, Centre for Studies on Federalism
Publication Year: 2012
Vladimiro Zagrebelsky, born in Turin in 1940, he graduated in law in 1963 with a thesis in Criminal Law. He passed the university teaching exam in Criminal Law in 1970.His distinguishing experience has been generally in the judiciary.He was a member of the Higher Council of the Judiciary for the four year period from 1981 to 1985 and again from 1994-98. From 1998 to April 2001, he was the head of the Legislative Office of the Ministry of Justice and President or member of various Ministerial Committees. He chaired the UN Commission (Vienna) for the prevention of crime and for the criminal justice in the period 2000-2001.On 25 April 2001, he was elected judge of the European Court of Human Rights by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. His term, renewed in 2007, came to an end in April 2010.He was bestowed the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2010). Since 2010, he has been the Director of the Laboratory of Fundamental Rights – LDF – of Turin (http://labdf.eu/).