People accused of minor criminal offences are increasingly being convicted without entering a plea under a little-known procedure intended to save the courts time and money. Injustices are likely for as … Continued
Because of human rights, states can’t use ‘deep interrogation’ techniques, the presumption of innocence must be upheld and everyone must have access to justice, including legal aid in some cases.
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Mrs Reynolds got compensation after her son died in psychiatric care
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A mother complained that she had no access to compensation for the grief and distress caused by the untimely death of her son whilst he was in psychiatric care. She was awarded damages for violation of the right to a remedy and the right to life.