|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 239 (Jul)|
|Court:||European Court of Human Rights|
Judge Costa (President), Judges Baka, Bratza, Jorundsson, Loucaides, Birsan and Ugrekhelidze, and Mr T L Early (Deputy Section Registrar)
|Judgment Dates:||16 July 2002|
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).