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CASE DATE:
Friday, 26 Jun 2015
STATE:
Russia
OUTCOME:
Remainder inadmissible Violation of Article 6+6-3-c - Right to a fair trial (Article 6 - Criminal proceedings, Article 6-1 - Fair hearing) (Article 6 - Right to a fair trial, Article 6-3-c - Defence through legal assistance, Legal assistance of his own choosing) Pecuniary damage - claim dismissed (Article 41 - Pecuniary damage, Just satisfaction) Non-pecuniary damage - award (Article 41 - Non-pecuniary damage, Just satisfaction)
  • SUBJECT MATTER:

    (Art. 6) Right to a fair trial (Art. 6) Criminal proceedings (Art. 6-1) Fair hearing (Art. 6-3-C) Defence through legal assistance (Art. 6-3-c) Legal assistance of his own choosing (Art. 35) Admissibility criteria (Art. 41) Just satisfaction-{general} (Art. 41) Just satisfaction (Art. 41) Non-pecuniary damage (Art. 41) Pecuniary damage


    DETAIL:

    The applicants alleged that they had been convicted of distributing counterfeit software and copyright infringement following entrapment by the police in violation of Article 6 of the Convention. Mr Volkov also complained that he had not been afforded free legal assistance during the appeal proceedings in his case.


    COURT:
    ECHR
    ARTICLE:
    6, 6+6-3-c, 6-1, 6-3-c, 35, 41

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