Judicial Ethics

Resolution on Judicial Ethics

European Court Of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights,
Having regard to Article 21 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which sets forth the criteria
for judicial office;
Having regard to Rules 3, 4 and 28 of the Rules of Court, which develop these criteria;
Considering that it is appropriate, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to articulate the principles underlying these criteria, without prejudice to the interpretation or application of the provisions referred to above;
Considering that the adherence to the principles set forth in this text sustains and enhances public confidence in the Court;
Having reviewed the principles on judicial ethics adopted by the Plenary Court on 23 June 2008,
Adopts the present resolution: