Raudevs v Latvia

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Raudevs v Latvia
Issue: Whether detention in a psychiatric hospital arising from a criminal charge declared unconstitutional by the time of detention and resting on out-of-date medical evidence breached Art 5(1) ECHR; whether domestic law was adequate to comply with Art 5(4); whether there was a breach of Art 5(5) in relation to compensation proceedings.
Court: ECtHR
Reference:   Appn 24086/03
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Judge(s): P Hirvelä (President), I Ziemele, G Nicolaou, Z Kalaydjieva, VA De Gaetano, P Mahoney, K Wojtyczek
Date: 17 December 2013