Allen v United Kingdom: ECHR 12 Jul 2013

The claimant had successfully appealed against her conviction for the manslaughter of her child, after expert evidence had been discredited. She now appealed against the refusal of compensation. She said that despite her acquittal, she had not been allowed the presumption of innocence.

[2013] ECHR 678, 25424/09
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Legal SummaryAllen v The United Kingdom [GC] ECHR 12-Jul-2013
Article 6-2
Presumption of innocence
Refusal of compensation following reversal of applicant’s conviction of criminal offence: no violation

Facts – In September 2000 the applicant was convicted of the manslaughter of her . .

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CitedHallam, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Justice SC 30-Jan-2019
These appeals concern the statutory provisions governing the eligibility for compensation of persons convicted of a criminal offence where their conviction is subsequently quashed (or they are pardoned) because of the impact of fresh evidence. It . .

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Updated: 31 December 2021; Ref: scu.512373