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CASE DATE:
Thursday, 13 Nov 2014
STATE:
United Kingdom
OUTCOME:
Decision; inadmissible.
  • SUBJECT MATTER:

    Discretion of state. Legal aid for rehearing of formal investigation. No need for legal aid for litigation. Fair trial.


    DETAIL:

    The applicants alleged that the refusal to grant them legal aid to challenge by way of judicial review the findings of the reopened formal investigation was a violation of their fair trial rights.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    2, 6, 8

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