Reid v UK

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Reid v UK
Issue: Whether the continued detention of a patient suffering from psychopathic disorder on the grounds of public safety, whereas initial detention required that the order be treatable, was a breach of Art 5 European Convention; whether the proceedings were conducted speedily.
Court: ECHR
Reference:   Appn 50272/99
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Judge(s): G Ress (President), I Cabral Barreto, Sir N Bratza, P Kuris, B Zupancic, J Hedigan, M Tsatsa-Nikolovska
Date: 15 November 2001