Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1511
Court: European Court of Human Rights

Wildhaber (President), Palm, Rozakis, Pastor Ridruejo, Ress, Makaczyk, Kuris, Türmen, Costa, Tulkens, Bîrsan, Lorenzen, Fischbach, Butkevych, Casadevall, Baka, Lord Reed (ad hoc judge) and Mahoney (Deputy Registrar)

Judgment Dates: 16 December 1999


Human rights and freedoms - Violation - Ten-year-old child charged with murder - Child tried in public in adult Crown Court - Child convicted and sentenced to detention during Her Majesty's pleasure - Whether child's human rights violated by trial procedure - Whether child's human rights violated by sentence - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 3, 5, 6, 14, 35.

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