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European court fines UK after mentally ill man subjected to degrading treatment in police custody

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 13 2012

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has delivered judgment in the case of M.S. v United Kingdom 2012, which concerned a mentally ill man who was held in police custody for more than three days

European Court of Human Rights rules that Austria’s ban on the use of donor egg and sperm does not breach the right to a family life

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • December 13 2011

A 17-judge Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has found by a majority (5 judges dissenting) that Austria’s laws, banning the use of donor egg and sperm in in vitro fertilisation (IVF), do not breach the right to a family life protected by Article 8 of the Convention

RK - another deprivation of liberty case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 30 November 2011 in relation to RK, a disabled child accommodated in a care home by the local authority

ECJ clears up confusion between data protection principles and the right of access to public documents

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2010

The recent case of the European Commission v Bavarian Lager has provided useful guidance for public bodies faced with a request to disclose public documents (eg under the Freedom of Information Act), but concerned disclosing personal data (such as names) included in the documents

Holiday pay decision from Europe gives public sector workers a boost

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • February 2 2012

In a French reference involving the holiday entitlement of a worker on sick leave, the European Court of Justice has decided that workers in the public sector can rely on the Directive in claims against their employer

No "right" to admission data in discrimination claims

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 28 2011

The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") has ruled in Kelly v University of Ireland (University College, Dublin), that the European Council equal treatment directives do not create an express right to obtain unredacted disclosure from a course provider of the admission application forms and scores of successful applicants