JUDGMENT Rola v. Slovenia 04.06.2019 (no. 12096/14) see here SUMMARY Revocation of a license and deprivation of profession. Liquidator ‘s complaint that his permission to act in bankruptcy proceedings after his conviction for violent behavior was revoked. The revocation had interfered with the peaceful enjoyment of his property because he was no longer entitled to exercise […]
Genocide! The Court did not condemn the condemned for genocide, since he could foresee both the offense and his punishment
JUDGMENT Drėlingas v. Lithuania 12.03.2019 (no. 28859/16) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the applicant’s conviction for genocide for taking part in a 1956 operation to arrest two partisans who had resisted Soviet rule. The Court concluded that Lithuania’s Supreme Court had now resolved previously existing legal discrepancies in domestic practice on such genocide trials, […]
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 […]
JUDGMENT Aumatell i Arnau v. Spain 4.10.2018 (no. 70219/17) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the applicant’s involvement in organising a referendum, scheduled for 1 October 2017, on the independence of Catalonia. The Court first found that the failure to serve notice of the Constitutional Court’s decision personally on Ms Aumatell i Arnau had not […]
The absurd and arbitrary decisions violate the fair trial. The accusation must be defined and predictable
JUDGMENT Navalnyye v. Russia 17/10/2017 (no. 101/15) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the complaint by Aleksey Navalnyy, an opposition leader, and his brother Oleg Navalnyy, an entrepreneur, that their criminal conviction for fraud and money laundering was based on an unforeseeable application of criminal law and that the proceedings were arbitrary and unfair. The Court […]