Douglas-Williams v UK (Admissibility Decision

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
Douglas-Williams v UK (Admissibility Decision
Issue: Whether, where a violent alleged burglar had been repeatedly restrained by the police in a prone position, there had been violations of Arts 2 and 3 ECHR; whether the rejection by the jury of a possible verdict of unlawful killing deprived the inquest procedure of its effectiveness.
Court: ECtHR
Reference:   Appn 56413/00
Neutral Citation:  
Judge(s): J-P Costa (President), AB Baka, Sir N Bratza, G Jörundsson, K Jungwiert, V Butkevych, M Ugrekhelidze.
Date: 8 January 2002