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Title: Nationality, Statelessness and ECHR's Article 8: Comments on Genovese v. Malta
Authors: DE GROOT, Gerard-Rene 
Vonk, Olivier
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: BRILL ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS
Source: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MIGRATION AND LAW, 14 (3), p. 317-325
Abstract: This article analyses the landmark European Court of Human Rights case of Genovese v. Malta, which made an invaluable contribution to the field of nationality law. For the first time the European Court clearly ruled that (access to) nationality falls under the scope of protection of the ECHR as part of a person's social identity, which in turn is part of that person's private life. In this article, the authors analyse the case itself as well as its consequences for the nationality laws of several European countries.
Notes: [de Groot, Rene] Univ Maastricht, Dept Comparat Law, NL-6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands. [de Groot, Rene] Univ Maastricht, Dept Private Int Law, NL-6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands. [de Groot, Rene] Hasselt Univ, Dept Law, Fac Law, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium. [de Groot, Rene] Aruba Univ, Fac Law, Oranjestad, Aruba, Netherlands. [Vonk, Olivier] Univ Maastricht, Dept Polit Sci, Fac Arts & Social Sci, NL-6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands. r.degroot@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Keywords: nationality law; ECHR; non-discrimination; establishing paternity; statelessness;Demography; Law; Nationality law; ECHR; Non-discrimination; establishing paternity; statelessness
Document URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/13979
ISSN: 1388-364X
e-ISSN: 1571-8166
DOI: 10.1163/15718166-12342010
ISI #: 000307014700006
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validations: ecoom 2013
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