Averill v UK

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
Averill v UK
Issue: Whether there were breaches of Art 6 European Convention from the drawing of adverse inferences from a defendant’s silence in police interviews and from the refusal of access to a lawyer for the first 24 hours of his detention
Court: ECHR
Reference:   Appn 36408/97
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Judge(s): J-P Costa (President), L Loucaides, P Kuris, F Tulkens, K Jungwiert, Sir N Bratza, HS Grieve
Date: 6 September 2000