Ex officio appointment of lawyers and non-acceptance of their appointment. The lawyers were sentenced to a fine in absentia for contempt of the Court. No infringement of the ECHR.
JUDGMENT Gestur Jónsson and Ragnar Halldór Hall v. Iceland 30.10.2018 (no. 68273/14 and 68271/14) see here PROVISIONS Article 6 Article 7 Article 2 of Protocol n. 7 SUMMARY The case concerned the imposition of fines on the applicants after they resigned as defence counsel in a criminal case. The Court found in particular that the […]