Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 267 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2010] ECHR 10734/05
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Judge:

JUDGE GARLICKI (PRESIDENT), JUDGES BRATZA, MIJOVIC, BJORGVINSSON, BIANKU, POALELUNGI AND DE GAETANO, AND L EARLY (SECTION REGISTRAR)

Judgment Dates: 7 December 2010

Catchwords

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Restriction on freedom of expression - Effective remedy - Court reporting - Applicants complaining they were unable to challenge court order prohibiting reporting of criminal trial - Whether applicants' Convention rights violated - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 10, 13.

The Case

Human rights Freedom of expression. The European Court of Human Rights found a violation of art 13 in conjunction with art 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights in circumstances where the failure of the Scottish court system to allow the applicant to challenge a court reporting ban was a violation of rights to freedom of expression and information as well as to an effective remedy.

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