Whole life appeal – not quite a “victory” over Strasbourg – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted February 20th, 2014 in appeals, human rights, murder, news, sentencing by michael

‘On 18 February 2014, a specially constituted five-judge Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) handed down its judgment in the latest (but not necessarily the last) round of the Westminster vs Strasbourg battle over whole life tariffs. Much has been written already about the effect of the judgment. Some of it of questionable accuracy, quality and usefulness. [ … ] This article will attempt to provide a concise summary of the issues and effect of the judgment.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 19th February 2014

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