Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights, Lawless v Ireland (1 July 1961)

First judgment given by the European Court of Human Rights. The Court rules that there has been no violation of Article 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights (no punishment without law).

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Source: European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Case of Lawles v. Ireland. Judgment of 1 July 1961 (Series A, No 3). HUDOC - Human Rights Documentation. [ON-LINE]. [Strasbourg]: [15.05.2003]. Available on http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/hudoc/default.asp?Language=en&Advanced=1.

Copyright: (c) European court of human rights

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