LCB v The United Kingdom: ECHR 9 Jun 1998

The court had no jurisdiction to consider allegations not raised before the commission or predating a country’s accession to the convention. There was no breach in a failure to record an exposure to radiation in a test. Article 2 imposes substantive obligations not to take life without justification and to establish a framework of laws, precautions, procedures and means of enforcement which will, to the greatest extent reasonably practicable, protect life.
Hudoc Lack of jurisdiction (new complaint) (Art. 2); No violation of Art. 2; No violation of Art. 3; Lack of jurisdiction (new complaint) (Art. 8, Art. 13); Not necessary to examine Art. 8


Times 15-Jun-1998, 14/1997/798/1001, (1998) 27 EHRR 212, 23413/94, [1998] ECHR 49, [1998] ECHR 49, [1995] ECHR 101


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CitedOsman v The United Kingdom ECHR 28-Oct-1998
Police’s Complete Immunity was Too Wide
(Grand Chamber) A male teacher developed an obsession with a male pupil. He changed his name by deed poll to the pupil’s surname. He was required to teach at another school. The pupil’s family’s property was subjected to numerous acts of vandalism, . .
CitedMiddleton, Regina (on the Application of) v Coroner for the Western District of Somerset HL 11-Mar-2004
The deceased had committed suicide in prison. His family felt that the risk should have been known to the prison authorities, and that they had failed to guard against that risk. The coroner had requested an explanatory note from the jury.
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Updated: 04 June 2022; Ref: scu.165640