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Case Law 74613/01 (12/07/2007)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 07/12/2007

Subject: Right to a fair trial, right to liberty and security concerning Mr Jorgic’s complaint about the German courts’ lack of jurisdiction to try him on charges of genocide, and, no punishment without law

Parties: Jorgic c/ Germania

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty) - Proportionality of penalties