Bergmann v Germany

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Bergmann v Germany
Issue: Whether restrictions on the criteria for preventive detention and requirements as to the regime applicable, including the need for mental disorder and a treatment plan, meant that its retrospective extension breached Arts 5 and/or 7 ECHR; whether a personality disorder involving sexual sadism was within Art 5(1)(e).
Court: ECtHR
Reference:   Appn 23279/14
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Judge(s): G Yudkivska (President), A Nußberger, K Hajiyev, F Vehabovic, Y Grozev, S O’Leary, C Ranzoni
Date: 7 January 2016