Case Law 2007-24-01 (09/05/2008)
Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes tiesa
Subject: The Satversmes tiesa has established the State’s 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