Search the INTERIGHTS website and the Commonwealth and International Human Rights Case Law Databases
The two Case Law Databases contain over 2,500 summaries of significant human rights decisions from both domestic Commonwealth courts and from courts and tribunals applying international human rights law such as the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.
You can search in different ways: across the whole website and both Case Law Databases, across the website, across both the Case Law Databases, or individually in each Database. Use the drop down list to select how you would like to search.
The search results will list all the summaries in which your search term(s) appear, with the most relevant summary appearing first.
You must enter a search term of at least four characters in length.
Acknowledgments: Thanks to Allen & Overy, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, the International Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales, the Law Society of Ireland, the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, and the University of Oxford for their support of the Commonwealth Human Rights Case Law Database. Thanks also to all those who have contributed judgments.
Please contact Rebecca Cumming if you have any enquiries related to this service.
Disclaimer: Whilst INTERIGHTS has taken every care to ensure that the information contained in the Databases are correct, they are a tool for identifying relevant cases, and summaries are intended only to indicate the content of the judgment. It cannot guarantee the accuracy of information contained within the Databases and users should always check the full text of any decision before relying on a summary.