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Case Law 2007-24-01 (09/05/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes tiesa

Date: 05/09/2008

Subject: The Satversmes tiesa has established the State‚Äôs duty to pay the expenses for the correspondence of a prisoner lacking financial resources, if such help is necessary to guarantee effective legal defence and, consequently, full satisfaction of the rights provided by article 6 of the ECHR.

Parties: Boriss Klopcovs

Original language: Latvian

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Fair trial, public hearing

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