Golder v UK [1975, ECtHR]
- A prisoner was denied a solicitor while imprisoned, so could not seek advice about his potential maltreatment
- Upon being released, the prisoner claimed that his right to a fair trial (art. 6 ECHR) had been infringed
- Had the right been infringed
- Although not bound to do so, Parliament subsequently re-legislated to rectify the denial of solicitors to prisoners to comply with art. 6
Posted in Public Law Revision Notes.
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