Louise Fahy


European Court Considers Meaning of 'Retrospective Punishment'

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has recently considered the scope and application of art 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which provides that no person shall be subject to a ‘heavier…more

Balancing the Right to Free Speech with the Right to a Fair Trial

X sought orders against General Television Corporation Pty Ltd prohibiting the publication, broadcasting or exhibition of the television show Underbelly until X's criminal trials were complete. Underbelly was based on the…more

Right to Respect for Family Life Encompasses Respect for Life of Partner and Children

The House of Lords held that the right to family life should be interpreted broadly, and encompass consideration of the rights of other family members, when determining an appeal against the Secretary of State's refusal of leave…more

Positive and Procedural Obligations Arising from the Right to Life

The European Court of Human Rights held that the Russian Federation violated its positive obligation to protect the right to life under art 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to: • establish…more

UK High Court Considers Handcuffing of Prisoners with Medical Conditions

The Queen's Bench Division of the UK High Court has considered whether handcuffing two sick prisoners during treatment violated their right to freedom from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment under art 3 of the European…more
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