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

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

Catchwords

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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