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RB (Algeria) and Another v Secretary of State for the Home Department; OO (Jordan) v Same; MT (Algeria) v Same: HL 18 Feb 2009

Fairness of SIAC procedures Each defendant was to be deported for fear of involvement in terrorist activities, but feared that if returned to their home countries, they would be tortured. The respondent had obtained re-assurances from the destination governments that this would not happen. Held: Though in each case, SIAC had considered special materials, the … Continue reading RB (Algeria) and Another v Secretary of State for the Home Department; OO (Jordan) v Same; MT (Algeria) v Same: HL 18 Feb 2009

Commissioner of Police of The Metropolis v DSD and Another: SC 21 Feb 2018

Two claimants had each been sexually assaulted by a later notorious, multiple rapist. Each had made complaints to police about their assaults but said that no effective steps had been taken to investigate the serious complaints. Held: The Commissioner’s appeal failed: To provide an effective deterrent, laws which prohibit conduct constituting a breach of article … Continue reading Commissioner of Police of The Metropolis v DSD and Another: SC 21 Feb 2018

Regina on the Application of Rozo v Snaresbrook Crown Court and the Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 6 Jan 2005

An application for bail was based on more general Article 5 grounds, and the learned judge was pressed with the need for him to have regard to Article 5 and to approach the matter on the basis that Article 5 applied. Judges: Gray J Citations: [2005] EWHC 75 (Admin). Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights … Continue reading Regina on the Application of Rozo v Snaresbrook Crown Court and the Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 6 Jan 2005

Wildman, Regina (on the Application of) v The Office of Communications: Admn 25 Jul 2005

The claimant sought judicial review of an order quashing the decision of the Office of Communications to refuse a radio licence. Held: The court should be very cautious before quashing a decision as to the allocation of broadcasting licences. It was OfCom to which the responsibility for making such a decision had been given. Its … Continue reading Wildman, Regina (on the Application of) v The Office of Communications: Admn 25 Jul 2005

Copsey v WWB Devon Clays Ltd: CA 25 Jul 2005

The claimant said that his employer had failed to respect his right to express his beliefs by obliging him, though a Christian, to work on Sundays. Held: The appeal failed. ‘The Commission’s position on Article 9, as I understand it, is that, so far as working hours are concerned, an employer is entitled to keep … Continue reading Copsey v WWB Devon Clays Ltd: CA 25 Jul 2005

Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Gibraltar v Shimidzu (Berllaque, Intervenor): PC 28 Jun 2005

(Gibraltar) The appellants sought to argue that the failure to allow an acquitted defendant any possible order for costs was a breach of the Constitution. Held: Section 8 of the Constitution, like its analogue article 6 of the European Convention, seeks to guarantee the procedural fairness of the criminal process. Though the Convention is not … Continue reading Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Gibraltar v Shimidzu (Berllaque, Intervenor): PC 28 Jun 2005

Buzatu v Romania: ECHR 27 Jan 2005

ECHR Judgment (Just Satisfaction) – Pecuniary damage – financial award; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 34642/97, [2005] ECHR 40 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Citing: See Also – Buzatu v Romania ECHR 1-Jun-2004 . . Lists of cited by … Continue reading Buzatu v Romania: ECHR 27 Jan 2005

Anagnostopoulos v Greece: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Violation of Art. 13; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses (domestic proceedings) – claim rejected; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 37429/02, [2005] ECHR 95 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6.1 Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human … Continue reading Anagnostopoulos v Greece: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

Sciacca v Italy: ECHR 11 Jan 2005

The court was asked whether the applicant’s rights under Article 8 had been infringed by the release to the press of an identity photograph taken of her by the Italian Revenue Police while she was under arrest and investigation for various criminal offences. It was a ‘vertical’ application of Article 8. Revenue police compiled a … Continue reading Sciacca v Italy: ECHR 11 Jan 2005

Fociac v Romania: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits) – No violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to the non-execution; Inadmissible under Art. 6-1 with regard to the length of the proceedings, and under Art. 13. Citations: 2577/02, [2005] ECHR 55 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6-1 Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.227584

Partidul Comunistilor (Nepeceristi) And Ungureanu v Romania: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 11; Not necessary to examine Art. 14; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient; Costs and expenses partial award. Citations: 46626/99, [2005] ECHR 58 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 11 Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; … Continue reading Partidul Comunistilor (Nepeceristi) And Ungureanu v Romania: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

Crowther v The United Kingdom: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

The applicant complained of the delay by the Customs and Excise in enforcing a confiscation order against him of four years. Held: The respondent had allowed almost four years to pass after the liability had been incurred without taking any steps to enforce the order. That deal did infringe the applicant’s human rights. The defendant … Continue reading Crowther v The United Kingdom: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

Andreadaki and Others v Greece: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to the length of the proceedings; Inadmissible under Art. 6-1 as regard to the fairness of the proceedings, and under P1-1; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses (domestic proceedings) – claim rejected; Costs and expenses (Convention proceedings) – claim rejected. … Continue reading Andreadaki and Others v Greece: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

Beller v Poland: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Not necessary to examine P1-1; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 51837/99, [2005] ECHR 44 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6-1 Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; … Continue reading Beller v Poland: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

Sukhorubchenko v Russia: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to access to a court; Not necessary to examine Art. 6-1 with regard to the length of the proceedings; Not necessary to examine Art. 13; No violation of P1-1; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award. Citations: 69315/01, [2005] … Continue reading Sukhorubchenko v Russia: ECHR 10 Feb 2005

Blum v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to the length of the proceedings; Inadmissible under Art. 6-1 with regard to impartiality and lack of an oral hearing before the Administrative Court, and under Arts. 6-2 and 6-3; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Costs and expenses (domestic proceedings) – claim … Continue reading Blum v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

Fehr v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to the length of the proceedings; Inadmissible under Art. 6-1 with regard to impartiality and under Art. 6-2; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Costs and expenses partial award – domestic proceedings; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 19247/02, [2005] … Continue reading Fehr v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

Kolasinski v Poland: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 46243/99, [2005] ECHR 48 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6-1 Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.227595

Riepl v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses (domestic proceedings) – claim rejected; Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 37040/02, [2005] ECHR 59 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6-1 Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.227600

Indra v Slovakia: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Preliminary objection dismissed (non-exhaustion of domestic remedies); Violation of Art. 6-1 with regard to impartiality; Not necessary to examine under Art. 6-1 with regard to fairness; Not necessary to examine under Art. 13; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient; Costs and expenses … Continue reading Indra v Slovakia: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

Thaler v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient; Costs and expenses partial award – domestic proceedings; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings. Citations: 58141/00, [2005] ECHR 63 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6-1 Human … Continue reading Thaler v Austria: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

Ziliberberg v Moldova: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

The court observed that: ‘the right to freedom of assembly is a fundamental right in a democratic society and, like the right to freedom of expression, is one of the foundations of such a society.’ it is possible to distinguish between interferences which ‘encroach on the essence of the right’ and interferences which impact on … Continue reading Ziliberberg v Moldova: ECHR 1 Feb 2005

Biyan v Turkey: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 3; Violation of Art. 6-1; Not necessary to examine Art. 6-3; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award. Citations: 56363/00, [2005] ECHR 52 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 3 6-1 Human Rights Updated: … Continue reading Biyan v Turkey: ECHR 3 Feb 2005

Beet And Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 1 Mar 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 5-1 with regard to one applicant; Violation of Art. 5-5 with regard to one applicant; Violation of Art. 6-1+6-3-c with regard to four applicants; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award (with regard to one applicant); Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient (with regard to four … Continue reading Beet And Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 1 Mar 2005

Chmelir v The Czech Republic: ECHR 7 Jun 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 6-1; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient; Costs and expenses partial award – domestic proceedings. Citations: 64935/01, [2005] ECHR 364 Links: Worldlii, Bailii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Cited by: See Also – Chmelir v The Czech … Continue reading Chmelir v The Czech Republic: ECHR 7 Jun 2005

Scordino v Italy (3): ECHR 17 May 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of P1-1; Just satisfaction reserved. Citations: 43662/98, [2005] ECHR 294 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Citing: See Also – Scordino v Italy (No. 2) ECHR 15-Jul-2004 . . See Also – Scordino v Italy ECHR 29-Jul-2004 (French Text) Grand Chamber. In the context … Continue reading Scordino v Italy (3): ECHR 17 May 2005

Sisojeva And Others v Latvia: ECHR 16 Jun 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 8; No violation of Art. 34; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses – claim rejected. Citations: 60654/00, [2005] ECHR 405, [2005] ECHR 923 Links: Worldlii, Bailii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Cited by: Cited – AXA General Insurance … Continue reading Sisojeva And Others v Latvia: ECHR 16 Jun 2005

Fox, Campbell And Hartley v The United Kingdom: ECHR 27 Mar 1991

ECHR Judgment (Just Satisfaction) – Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedings; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected; Non-pecuniary damage – finding of violation sufficient. Citations: [1991] ECHR 27, 12245/86, 12244/86, 12383/86 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Citing: See Also – Fox, Campbell and Hartley v The United Kingdom ECHR 30-Aug-1990 The … Continue reading Fox, Campbell And Hartley v The United Kingdom: ECHR 27 Mar 1991

Blackstock v The United Kingdom: ECHR 21 Jun 2005

ECHR Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) – Violation of Art. 5-4; Violation of Art. 5-5; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings.The claimant was a prisoner serving a life sentence. He complained that the delays in considering the move towards his being detained in more open conditions, and the … Continue reading Blackstock v The United Kingdom: ECHR 21 Jun 2005

Kugathas v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 21 Jan 2003

Sedley LJ considered the circumstances where the Secretary of state should take into account the defendant’s article 8 human rights when considering deportation after serving a sentence of imprisonment: ‘Generally, the protection of family life under Article 8 involves cohabiting dependants, such as parents and their dependant minor children. Whether it extends to other relationships … Continue reading Kugathas v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 21 Jan 2003

Wright, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 30 Nov 2004

Request for judicial review of refusal to pay compensation for wrongful detention in prison after end of sentence. Judges: Bennett J Citations: [2004] EWHC 3084 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 5(5) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Human Rights, Prisons, Damages Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.226917

Hammond v Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 13 Jan 2004

The defendant, who had since died, had been convicted of a public order offence in that standing in a street he had displayed a range of placards opposing homosexuality. He appealed saying that the finding was an unwarranted infringement of his article 9 and article 10 rights, and that the words used were not in … Continue reading Hammond v Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 13 Jan 2004

Stephen Jordan (No 2) v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Dec 2002

The applicant was a soldier who had been court marshalled for misuse of travel warrants. He wished to use in his defence his recent epilepsy. There was some delay while medical reports were obtained, and subsequently when the new legal system was brought in and again for the issue of a new legal aid order. … Continue reading Stephen Jordan (No 2) v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Dec 2002

Rainford, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 17 Oct 2008

The claimant had been in England since he was 11, and was now 38. He had been repeatedly convicted. He had challenged a deportation notice on a human rights basis. He now challenged a certificate that this claim was manifestly ill founded. Held: The certificate was quashed. The respondent was wrong to say that he … Continue reading Rainford, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 17 Oct 2008

Gallagher v Gallagher (No 1) (Reporting Restrictions): FC 13 Jun 2022

Private Hearings are Not in Secret H sought an order restricting reporting of the divorce financial remedy proceedings, or an anonymity order. Held: The application was refused save as to identification of the children, and certain tax matters. The hearing was listed as in Private restricted only that certain people only were entitled to attend, … Continue reading Gallagher v Gallagher (No 1) (Reporting Restrictions): FC 13 Jun 2022

Kemmache v France (Nos. 1 And 2): ECHR 27 Nov 1991

ECHR Judgment (Merits) – Violation of Art. 5-3; Violation of Art. 6-1; Just satisfaction reserved. Citations: 14992/89, 12325/86 Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.227236

Finland: ECHR 3 Dec 1996

(Commission) An employee of the Finnish State Railways was dismissed for failing to respect his working hours on the basis that to work after sunset on a Friday was forbidden by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, of which he was a member. Held: Although his refusal was motivated by religious convictions, such a situation did … Continue reading Finland: ECHR 3 Dec 1996

Gianturco v Italy: ECHR 22 Jan 2004

Citations: 40672/98, [2004] ECHR 33, 40680/98, 40681/98 Links: Worldlii, Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.211453

Lalousi-Kotsovos v Greece: ECHR 19 May 2004

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 6-1 ; Violation of Art. 13 ; Not necessary to examine Art. 17 ; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected ; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award Citations: 65430/01, [2004] ECHR 208 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 01 July … Continue reading Lalousi-Kotsovos v Greece: ECHR 19 May 2004

P v BW (Children Cases: Hearings in Public): FD 2003

The applicant sought a joint residence order, and for a declaration that the rules preventing such hearings being in public breached the requirement for a public hearing. Held: Both FPR 1991 rule 4.16(7) and section 97 are compatible with the fair trial provisions of Article 61) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human … Continue reading P v BW (Children Cases: Hearings in Public): FD 2003

Williams v The Secretary of State for the Home Office: CA 17 Apr 2002

The applicant was a post-tariff discretionary life prisoner, applying for a change in his security classification. He sought disclosure of his security report which was denied by the respondent. He alleged a breach of his human rights. Held: The punitive part of the sentence was complete. The earlier panel had advised his reclassification from security … Continue reading Williams v The Secretary of State for the Home Office: CA 17 Apr 2002

Veeber v Estonia (No 2): ECHR 21 Jan 2003

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 7-1 ; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected ; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award ; Costs and expenses award – Convention proceedingsThe complainant alleged that, having been convicted for acts which only later became a crime, his convention rights had been infringed. He had been accused of … Continue reading Veeber v Estonia (No 2): ECHR 21 Jan 2003

Mt v Ukraine: ECHR 19 Mar 2019

ECHR Judgment : Article 8 – Right to respect for private and family life : Fourth Section Committee Citations: 950/17, [2019] ECHR 217 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 30 June 2022; Ref: scu.636024

Abv v Russia: ECHR 2 Oct 2018

ECHR Judgment : Article 2 – Right to respect for private and family life : Third Section Citations: 56987/15, [2018] ECHR 785 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 30 June 2022; Ref: scu.628762

Brazzi v Italy: ECHR 27 Sep 2018

ECHR Judgment : Article 8 – Right to respect for private and family life : First Section Citations: 57278/11, [2018] ECHR 774 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 30 June 2022; Ref: scu.628743

Regina (Chester) v Secretary of State for Justice and Another: QBD 28 Oct 2009

The claimant a prisoner detained after the expiry of his lfe sentence tariff as dangerous, sought a declaration that the refusal to allow him to register as a voter in prison infringed his human rights. Held: Such a claim had already succeeded in Scotland, and before the ECHR, and the government was considering how it … Continue reading Regina (Chester) v Secretary of State for Justice and Another: QBD 28 Oct 2009

Fornah v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 9 Jun 2005

The applicant sought refugee status, saying that if returned home to Sierra Leone, she would as a young woman be liable to be circumcised against her will. Held: Female sexual mutilation ‘is an evil practice internationally condemned and in clear violation of Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights (‘ECHR’). As a practice, … Continue reading Fornah v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 9 Jun 2005

Holland v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Devolution): PC 11 May 2005

The defendant appealed his convictions for robbery. He had been subject to a dock identification, and he complained that the prosecution had failed in its duties of disclosure. Held: The combination of several failings meant that the defendant had not received a fair trial, and the appeal was allowed. The practice of dock identification was … Continue reading Holland v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Devolution): PC 11 May 2005

Sinclair v Her Majesty’s Advocate: PC 11 May 2005

(Devolution) The defendant complained that the prosecutor had failed to disclose all the witness statements taken, which hid inconsistencies in their versions of events. Held: The appeal was allowed. It was fundamental to a fair trial that the parties have equality of arms, but in a criminal trial the rights were entirely in the defendant. … Continue reading Sinclair v Her Majesty’s Advocate: PC 11 May 2005

Regina v Muhamad: CACD 19 Jul 2002

The appellant had been convicted of an offence under the section in that as a bankrupt, he ‘in the two years before the petition, materially contributed to, or increased the extent of, his insolvency by gambling or by rash and hazardous speculations’. The actus reus – the bankruptcy petition and the bankruptcy to which it … Continue reading Regina v Muhamad: CACD 19 Jul 2002

Regina v Lichniak; Regina v Pyrah: CACD 2 May 2001

The claimants sought by judicial review to challenge their separate sentences to life imprisonment for murder, saying that section 1 of the 1965 Act was incompatible wth their rights under articles 3 and 5 of the Convention. They argued that all life sentences fell into two parts, the penal element, meeting the requirements of retribution … Continue reading Regina v Lichniak; Regina v Pyrah: CACD 2 May 2001

Yesiller Ve Sol Gelecek Partisi v Turkey: ECHR 10 May 2022

ECHR Judgment : No Article 11 – Freedom of assembly and association : Second Section Citations: 41955/14, [2022] ECHR 360 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 30 June 2022; Ref: scu.677888

Szarapo v Poland: ECHR 23 May 2002

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 6-1; Non-pecuniary damage – financial awardThe parties had been involved in an application for a declaration of paternity and maintenance. They began in 1980. Poland became a convention signatory in 1993. The proceedings were concluded in 2000. Held: The court could only look at the time … Continue reading Szarapo v Poland: ECHR 23 May 2002

Visser v The Netherlands: ECHR 14 Feb 2002

The applicant alleged that in criminal proceedings against him, there was used in evidence a statement from an anonymous witness, and his defence rights had been unacceptably restricted in breach of Article 6. The police said that witnesses were frightened of reprisals. On appeal, the court allowed as evidence a written summary from the police. … Continue reading Visser v The Netherlands: ECHR 14 Feb 2002

Mocanu And Others v Romania: ECHR 5 May 2022

ECHR Judgment : Article 3 – Prohibition of torture : Fourth Section Committee Citations: 18213/16, [2022] ECHR 354 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 30 June 2022; Ref: scu.677876

Berry Trade Ltd and Another v Moussavi and Others: CA 21 Mar 2002

The respondent had, it was alleged, had breached worldwide asset freezing orders, and was liable to be committed to prison. Legal Aid was refused by the Legal Services Commission. After several adjournments, the other party offered to pay for solicitor and counsel of his choice. He refused. Held: An application could not proceed without proper … Continue reading Berry Trade Ltd and Another v Moussavi and Others: CA 21 Mar 2002

Regina (Heather and Another) v Leonard Cheshire Foundation: CA 21 Mar 2002

The appellants appealed rejection of their application for judicial review. They were long term residents in a nursing home, which the respondents had decided to close. Held: Though the respondent did exercise some public functions, and its activities were in part paid for by public authorities, its activity of providing residential accommodation was not a … Continue reading Regina (Heather and Another) v Leonard Cheshire Foundation: CA 21 Mar 2002

Bigun v Ukraine: ECHR 21 Mar 2019

ECHR Judgment : Article 8 – Right to respect for private and family life : Fifth Section Committee Citations: 30315/10, [2019] ECHR 234 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 29 June 2022; Ref: scu.636003

K v Netherlands: ECHR 1 Jul 1985

Discrimination; Immigration; Nationality; Right to respect for private and family life Judges: MM J A FROWEIN, Acting President Citations: 11278/84, [1985] ECHR 15, (1986) 50 DR 199, (1986) 8 EHRR CD95, (1985) 43 D and R 216 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Jurisdiction: Human Rights Cited by: Cited – Johnson, Regina (on … Continue reading K v Netherlands: ECHR 1 Jul 1985