Does Art 5 entail a right to legal representation when facing prison for contempt of court? — UK Human Rights Blog


Hammerton v. the United Kingdom, Application no. 6287/10 – read judgment. The European Court of Human Rights has held that the detention of an individual following his breach of a civil contact order, where he had no legal representation, did not violate his rights under Article 5, ECHR (Right to Liberty and Security of Person). […]

via Does Art 5 entail a right to legal representation when facing prison for contempt of court? — UK Human Rights Blog

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