X v Finland

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
X v Finland
Issue: Whether detention in a psychiatric hospital for the purpose of obtaining a medical report and for treatment breached Art 5 ECHR; whether action taken in criminal proceedings, including the appointment of a trustee, breached Art 6; whether forced medication breached Art 8.
Court: ECtHR
Reference:   appn 34806/04
Neutral Citation:  
Judge(s): N Bratza (President), L Garlicki, G Nicolaou, L Bianku, Z Kalaydjieva, N Vucinic and M Mikkola (ad hoc judge)
Date: 3 July 2012