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Věc Kotilainen a další proti Finsku (Pozitivní závazek k prevenci při ochraně života v případě střelby ve škole)

Title in English Case Kotilainen and others v. Finland (Positive obligation to prevention in the frame of protection of life in case of school shooting)


Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Soudní judikatura. Přehled rozsudků Evropského soudu pro lidská práva
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Keywords ECHR; positive obligation; school shooting; right to life; effective investigation
Description This article provides a summary of and a commentary to ECHR's case Kotilainen and others v. Finland. It presents the facts of the case, the argumentation of the parties as well as the ECHR's assessment. After that, it follows with a commentary on how this judgment fits within the ECHR's case law regarding right to life, right to effective investigation, positive obligation to protect human life when it comes to crisis such as school shooting and it also makes conclusions on how this case might influence domestic law.

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