Scordino v Italy: ECHR 29 Mar 2006

Grand Chamber – Unreasonable delay had been found.
Held: There was a strong but rebuttable presumption that excessively long proceedings would occasion non-pecuniary damage.

[2006] ECHR 276, (2006) 45 EHRR 207
Worldlii, Bailii
European Convention on Human Rigts 6(1)
Cited by:
CitedFaulkner, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Justice and Another SC 1-May-2013
The applicants had each been given a life sentence, but having served the minimum term had been due to have the continued detention reviewed to establish whether or not continued detention was necessary for the protection of the pblic. It had not . .

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Updated: 31 October 2021; Ref: scu.510159