X. and Others v. Austria

The European Court of Human Rights today issued a press release concerning the forthcoming judgment from the Grand Chamber in X. and Others v. Austria. The case concerns a complaint, under Article 14 taken in conjunction with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, about the refusal to allow second-parent adoption in a same-sex relationship.

The Grand Chamber judgment will be given at a public hearing on 19th February 2013 at 11am (local Strasbourg time).

I will be writing a comment for the ECHR Blog.

Dr. Loveday Hodson of the University of Leicester, a specialist in both ECHR and family law, will write a guest comment for this blog.