ECtHR Case-law

Right to a Fair Trial (ECHR art. 6)


Shtukaturov v. Russia

Application No: 44009/05; Judgment: Deprivation of legal capacity (violation of ECHR art. 8); fairness of proceedings for an order depriving a patient suffering from borderline mental illness of his legal capacity (violation of ECHR art. 6) and inability of the patient to challenge that order or his subsequent confinement in a psychiatric hospital (violation of ECHR art. 5)