Re John William Mullan

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Re John William Mullan
Issue: Whether the recall of a life sentence prisoner breached Art 5(1) ECHR; whether the Secretary of State should have obtained a recommendation from the Life Sentence Review Commissioners; whether the delay in considering the case, largely from awaiting ongoing criminal proceedings, breached Art 5(4) ECHR; whether compensation was required.
Court: Court of Appeal (Northern Ireland)
Reference:   KERF5999
Neutral Citation:   [2007] NICA 47
Judge(s): Kerr LCJ, Campbell LJ, Higgins J
Date: 3 December 2007