The right to a justice court: implementation of the practice of the European Court of human rights in the Ukrainian judiciary


  • Alina V. Denysova Odesa State University of Internal Affairs, Odesa, Ukraine
  • Alla B. Blaga Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Mykolaiv, Ukraine
  • Viktor P. Makovii Odesa State University of Internal Affairs, Odesa, Ukraine
  • Yevheniia S. Kaliuzhna Odesa State University of Internal Affairs, Odesa, Ukraine


fair trial, impartiality, independence, legal certainty, rule law


The purpose of this study is to reveal the content of the right to a fair trial and the state of its provision in Ukraine through the prism of court decisions of Ukrainian courts of various instances and the relevant practice of the European Court of Human Rights. The methodological basis of the study is a set of philosophical and ideological, general and special scientific methods and techniques of scientific knowledge, including dialectical, systemic, structural and functional methods, as well as methods of analysis and synthesis. It is identified that the right to a fair trial in legal science, judicial practice is considered in its constituent elements and relevant manifestations, including fairness and publicity of the trial, compliance with the signs of independence, impartiality, legality, observance of the rule of law, equality of participants, and proceedings within reasonable time limits. Each of the elements, mentioned and features of the right to a fair trial is subject to appropriate interpretation in the context of the relevant decisions of the European Court of Human Rights during the review of case materials in national courts of the signatory states to the Convention.


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Denysova, A. V., Blaga, A. B., Makovii, V. P., & Kaliuzhna, Y. S. (2021). The right to a justice court: implementation of the practice of the European Court of human rights in the Ukrainian judiciary. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S4), 1707-1722.



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