European Court of Human Rights

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European Court of Human Rights - (ECJ )


The ECJ is the judicial branch of the European Union. It reviews the legality of the acts of the Commission and the Council of Ministers of the EU and hears cases between member states as well as issues raised by private parties.


Source: Adapted from Encyclopedia Britannica
Example of Use: The ECJ ruled that provision for investor-state dispute settlements in the EU-Canada trade deal CETA are compatible with EU law.