European Court of Human Rights: Hill v United Kingdom [2015] ECHR 358


European Court of Human Rights

This was an application to the European Court of Human Rights in relation to a violation of article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights by the United Kingdom's delay in allowing a prisoner access to rehabilitative courses and repeated deferral of his Parole Board review hearing.

The European Court of Human Rights held there had been a violation of article 5(4) of the Convention due to a 13 month delay in conducting the parole hearing.

SL5 Team Member: Andrew Sperling

Link: www.bailii.org/eu/cases/ECHR/2015/358.html

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