Case of Lashin v. Russia - European Court of Human Rights

Overview: 

Court recalls that deprivation of legal capacity may amount to an interference with the private life of the person concerned. Holds that there has been a violation of Article 8 of the Convention on account of the maintenance of the applicant’s status as an incapacitated person and his inability to have it reviewed in 2002 and 2003; Holds that there has been a violation of Article 5 § 1 of the Convention on account of the applicant’s hospitalisation in the psychiatric hospital in 2002-2003; Holds that there has been a violation of Article 5 § 4 of the Convention on account of the applicant’s inability to obtain a review of the lawfulness of his detention in the psychiatric hospital;

Author(s): 
Berro-Lefèvre, J.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publisher: 
European Court of Human Rights
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