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Sylvester v Austria: ECHR 15 Sep 2010

Hudoc Judgment (Merits and just satisfaction) Violation of Art. 8 ; Pecuniary damage – claim rejected ; Non-pecuniary damage – financial award ; Costs and expenses partial award – domestic proceedings ; Costs and expenses partial award – Convention proceedings‘the court reiterates that effective respect for family life requires that future relations between parent and … Continue reading Sylvester v Austria: ECHR 15 Sep 2010

Stevens v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Another: Admn 10 Apr 2013

The court was asked as to important issues as the approach of both planning decision-makers and the court to proportionality in circumstances in which a planning decision engages the right to respect for family life under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and in particular involves the rights of children. Judges: Hickinbottom … Continue reading Stevens v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Another: Admn 10 Apr 2013

Legillon v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

ECHR Article 6Criminal proceedingsArticle 6-1Criminal chargeFair hearingAssize court judgment containing statement of reasons for jury’s guilty verdict: violation; no violation[This summary also covers the judgment in the case of Agnelet v. France, no. 61198/08, 10 January 2013]Facts – In Agnelet, the applicant was sentenced in 2007 by the Assize Court to twenty years’ imprisonment for … Continue reading Legillon v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

Claes v Belgium: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

ECHR Article 3Degrading treatmentStructural problems resulting in prisoner suffering from mental disorders being held for more than fifteen years in prison psychiatric wing with no hope of change or appropriate medical care: violationFacts – In February 1978 a Criminal Court judgment ruled that the applicant, who had raped his underage sisters, was not criminally responsible … Continue reading Claes v Belgium: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

Agnelet v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

Article 6Criminal proceedingsArticle 6-1Criminal chargeFair hearingAssize court judgment containing statement of reasons for jury’s guilty verdict: violation; no violation[This summary also covers the judgment in the case of Legillon v. France, no. 53406/10, 10 January 2013]Facts – In Agnelet, the applicant was sentenced in 2007 by the Assize Court to twenty years’ imprisonment for murder. … Continue reading Agnelet v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

Ashby Donald And Others v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

ECHR Article 10-1Freedom of expressionConviction of photographers for copyright infringement through publication on the Internet of photographs of fashion show: no violationARTICLE 10Freedom of expressionno violationFacts – The applicants are fashion photographers. Accredited by the French designers’ federation Federation francaise de la couture for different fashion publications, they were invited by various fashion houses to … Continue reading Ashby Donald And Others v France: ECHR 10 Jan 2013

Ayliffe And Others v United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Feb 2009

The applicants were all either employees of or volunteers for Greenpeace. They were charged with a number of offences relating to the boarding of a cargo ship. They were acquitted but the trial judge refused to award the applicants their costs in the criminal proceedings. They complained that the refusal to award them their costs … Continue reading Ayliffe And Others v United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Feb 2009

Steer v Stormsure Ltd (Sex Discrimination, Human Rights): EAT 21 Dec 2020

The Appellant has presented a claim in the Employment Tribunal in which she alleges that she was dismissed by the Respondent and that the dismissal amounted to sex discrimination and/or victimisation on the ground that she had done a protected act, contrary to the Equality Act 2010. She appeals against the Employment Tribunal’s refusal to … Continue reading Steer v Stormsure Ltd (Sex Discrimination, Human Rights): EAT 21 Dec 2020

Bayatyan v Armenia: ECHR 10 May 2010

Referral to Grand Chamber Judges: Josep Casadevall, P Citations: 23459/03, [2010] ECHR 1998 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Citing: See Also – Bayatyan v Armenia ECHR 27-Oct-2009 The claimant was a Jehovah’s Witness and accordingly a pacifist. He complained of being obliged to undertake military service. No alternative service was offered. He … Continue reading Bayatyan v Armenia: ECHR 10 May 2010

Ramirez Sanchez v France: ECHR 2 Dec 2010

(Execution of Judgment) Record of satisfaction of judgment against it by the respondent. Judges: L Wildhaber P Citations: [2010] ECHR 2241 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 3 Citing: See Also – Ramirez Sanchez v France ECHR 27-Jan-2005 The applicant complained that he had been held in solitary confinement for a period of … Continue reading Ramirez Sanchez v France: ECHR 2 Dec 2010

Al Nashiri v Poland: ECHR 10 Jul 2012

ECHR Article 3 Torture Alleged complicity in practice of rendition of persons to secret detention sites at which illegal interrogation methods were employed: communicated Effective investigation Alleged failure to acknowledge and investigate details of ill-treatment and enforced disappearance: communicated [This summary also covers the communicated case of Al Nashiri v. Romania, no. 33234/12.] The applicant, … Continue reading Al Nashiri v Poland: ECHR 10 Jul 2012

Gunnerside Estates Limited v Terence Milner, Cynthia Mary Milner (Easements): LRA 18 Aug 2010

LRA An application to cancel a unilateral notice in respect of shooting rights on the basis that such rights interfered with the registered proprietors’ human rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Article 1 of the First Protocol. Human rights found to have no relevance to the question of cancellation, … Continue reading Gunnerside Estates Limited v Terence Milner, Cynthia Mary Milner (Easements): LRA 18 Aug 2010

Cases Of De Wilde, Ooms And Versyp (‘Vagrancy’) v Belgium (Article 50): ECHR 10 Mar 1972

Citations: 2899/66, [1972] ECHR 1, 2832/66, 2835/66 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Citing: See Also – In re De Wilde, Ooms and Versyp v Belgium (No 1) ECHR 18-Nov-1970 The applicants had been detained under Belgian vagrancy laws. An earlier decision had found that their rights had been infringed because of the … Continue reading Cases Of De Wilde, Ooms And Versyp (‘Vagrancy’) v Belgium (Article 50): ECHR 10 Mar 1972

Grainger and Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Jul 2012

Citations: 34940/10 – HEDEC, [2012] ECHR 1675 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Cited by: Cited – Recovery of Medical Costs for Asbestos Diseases (Wales) Bill (Reference By The Counsel General for Wales) SC 9-Feb-2015 The court was asked whether the Bill was within the competence of the Welsh Assembly. The Bill purported … Continue reading Grainger and Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Jul 2012

Yoslun v Turkey: ECHR 10 Feb 2015

The applicant complained in particular of a violation of Articles 6 and 10 of the Convention. Judges: Andras Sajo, P Citations: 2336/05 – Chamber Judgment, [2015] ECHR 149 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 6 10 Jurisdiction: Human Rights Human Rights Updated: 05 November 2022; Ref: scu.542462

Ahmad And Aswat v United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Jul 2007

(Statement of Facts) To resist an extradition application to America to stand trial on various federal charges, the appellants claimed that if they were extradited there was a real prospect that they would be made subject to a determination by the President that would have the effect that they be detained indefinitely and/or that they … Continue reading Ahmad And Aswat v United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Jul 2007

Ahmad and Aswat v United Kingdom: ECHR 6 Jul 2010

It will only be in exceptional circumstances that an applicant’s private or family life in a contracting state will outweigh the legitimate aim pursued by his or her extradition. Recalling that there is no right in the Convention not to be extradited and that, by implication, there is no right to be prosecuted in a … Continue reading Ahmad and Aswat v United Kingdom: ECHR 6 Jul 2010

Pontes v Portugal: ECHR 10 Apr 2012

‘The Court repeats forcefully, in such cases, the interests of the child must come before any other consideration.’ Judges: Tulkens P Citations: 19554/09 (French text), [2012] ECHR 1573 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights Cited by: Cited – ANS and Another v ML SC 11-Jul-2012 The mother opposed adoption proceedings, and argued that … Continue reading Pontes v Portugal: ECHR 10 Apr 2012

Z And Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 May 2001

Four children complained that, for years before they were taken into care by the local authority, its social services department was well aware that they were living in filthy conditions and suffering ‘appalling’ neglect in the home of their parents. Suspicions of abuse had arisen in 1987, but they were given effective support only in … Continue reading Z And Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 May 2001

Regina (M) v Inner London Crown Court: Admn 10 Feb 2003

The applicant’s daughter had been convicted of a petty assault, and she had herself been made subject of a twelve month parenting order. She appealed. Held: Parenting orders are proper within a democratic society, and do not infringe a parent’s right to respect for family life. Nevertheless, no responsible bench could have made such an … Continue reading Regina (M) v Inner London Crown Court: Admn 10 Feb 2003

M, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Home Department: Admn 2 Dec 2010

Judges: Sir Anthony May P Citations: [2010] EWHC 3541 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights 3 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Citing: Cited – Haward and others v Fawcetts HL 1-Mar-2006 The claimant sought damages from his accountants, claiming negligence. The accountants pleaded limitation. They had advised him in connection with an investment … Continue reading M, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Home Department: Admn 2 Dec 2010

Jehovah’s Witnesses of Moscow v Russia: ECHR 10 Jun 2010

When considering the treatment of the religious community of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Moscow, the European Court of Human Rights said: ‘The Court further reiterates that the state’s duty of neutrality and impartiality prohibits it from assessing the legitimacy of religious beliefs or the ways in which those beliefs are expressed or manifested. Accordingly, the state … Continue reading Jehovah’s Witnesses of Moscow v Russia: ECHR 10 Jun 2010

Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 22 Nov 2010

The applicants, a same sex couple sought the right to marry. Held: The application failed. Same-sex couples are in a relevantly similar situation to different-sex couples as regards their need for legal recognition and protection of their relationship, although since practice in this regard is still evolving across Europe, the Contracting States enjoy a wide … Continue reading Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 22 Nov 2010

Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 24 Jun 2010

The applicants alleged discrimination in that as a same sex couple they were not allowed to marry. Held: There was no violation.The Court cannot but note that there is an emerging European consensus towards legal recognition of same-sex couples. Moreover, this tendency has developed rapidly over the past decade. Nevertheless, there is not yet a … Continue reading Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 24 Jun 2010

Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 16 Feb 2010

The applicants, same sex partners, complained of the refusal of their request to be married, saying that the legal impossibility for them to get married constituted a violation of their right to respect for private and family life and of the principle of non-discrimination. Citations: 30141/04, [2010] ECHR 218 Links: Bailii Statutes: European Convention on … Continue reading Schalk and Kopf v Austria: ECHR 16 Feb 2010