Hutchinson v UK [2015, ECtHR]

Facts

  • Hutchinson was convicted for 3 murders, and sentenced for a while life term (greater than 25 years)
  • Hutchinson appealed this sentence in accordance with Vinter v UK [2013]

Issue

  • Did this sentence contravene Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

RELATED CASE  R v Konzani [2005]

Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.

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