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Case Law 28859/16 (12/03/2019)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 03/12/2019

Subject: The judgment according the conviction for the arrest of two Latvian partisans in 1956 did not amount to the violation of the principle nulla poena sine lege, after the Supreme Court explained that the applicant had to have been aware that he could be prosecuted for genocide

Parties: Dr─Ślingas c. Lituania

Classification: Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)