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Case Law STC 199/2009 (28/09/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Spain) - Tribunal Constitucional

Date: 09/28/2009

Subject: The Constitutional Court, also applying the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, has quashed a decision of the Audiencia Nacional of 27 April 2007, which provided the claimant’s hand-over to the Romanian authorities, according to a European arrest warrant, because the sentence passed in Romania was the result of a trial in absentia.

Parties: Wilson Adran John

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing - Art. 48 Rights of defence

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