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Case Law [2009] UKSC 14 (09/12/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts United Kingdom Supreme Court

Date: 12/09/2009

Subject: The Court, in a case of assault and lesions, deals with the question of the role of testimony as guarantee of a fair trial and of how it should be gathered in order to be considered full evidence, according to the Court of Human Rights’ jurisprudence.

Parties: R c/ Horncastle and others

Original language: English

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

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