Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 239 (Jul)
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Judge:

Judge Costa (President), Judges Baka, Bratza, Jorundsson, Loucaides, Birsan and Ugrekhelidze, and Mr T L Early (Deputy Section Registrar)

Judgment Dates: 16 July 2002

Catchwords

Human rights - Fair trial - Civil proceedings - Care proceedings - Adoption proceedings following on two weeks after care proceedings - Mother's legal team withdrawing - Mother having to conduct proceedings in person - Whether mother's Convention rights breached - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6(1).

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