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Access to a Lawyer (Measure C1) (79 Entries)

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CASE DATE:
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
STATE:
Turkey
OUTCOME:
No violation
SUBJECT MATTER:

Prohibition of torture. Degrading treatment. Effective investigation. Inhuman treatment. Right to a fair trial. Criminal proceedings. Fair hearing. Defence through legal assistance.



CASE DATE:
Saturday, 1 Dec 2012
STATE:
Ukraine
OUTCOME:
No Violation
SUBJECT MATTER:

Fair hearing. Defence through legal assistance. Rights of defence



CASE DATE:
Thursday, 4 Oct 2012
STATE:
Armenia
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6+6-3-d .
SUBJECT MATTER:

Right to a fair trial. Legal assistance of his own choosing. Obtain attendance and of witnesses


  • DETAIL:

    Complaint that his state-appointed lawyer had failed to provide adequate legal assistance; never spoken or met with him in private. Complained that there was no opportunity to cross-examine witnesses on whose statements his conviction was based. NO violat


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    6 6+6-3-c 6+6-3-d 6-1 6-3-c 6-3-d

CASE DATE:
Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012
STATE:
Russia
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 5
SUBJECT MATTER:

Procedural guarantees of review. Review of lawfulness of detention.


  • DETAIL:

    Applicants complained that they had not been represented by a lawyer at a hearing to decide on their placement in detention. Complained about the ensuing proceedings to review their continued detention Violation.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    5

CASE DATE:
Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012
STATE:
Portugal
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6
SUBJECT MATTER:

Fair hearing. Preparation of defence. Defence through legal assistance. Obtain attendance of witnesses


  • DETAIL:

    Applicant was assigned a defence lawyer who declined on ethical grounds. Several other defence lawyers assigned but withdrew or were rejected. Complained that he did not have adequate time and facilities for the preparation of his defence; right to be ass


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    6 6+6-3-b 6+6-3-c 6+6-3-d 6-1 6-3-b 6-3-c 6-3-d

CASE DATE:
Friday, 10 Feb 2012
STATE:
Georgia
OUTCOME:
Violation of Articles 5, 6, and 11.
SUBJECT MATTER:

Right to a fair trial; 6 (1) Fair hearing; 6 (3)(c) Defence thorugh legal assistance



CASE DATE:
Thursday, 11 Feb 2010
STATE:
Russia
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6
SUBJECT MATTER:

Defence through legal assistance



CASE DATE:
Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010
STATE:
Poland
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6
SUBJECT MATTER:

Defence through legal assistance. Impartial Tribunal



CASE DATE:
Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010
STATE:
Poland
OUTCOME:
Violation of Article 6
SUBJECT MATTER:

Defence through legal assistance. Impartial Tribunal


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