Practice and Procedure

AMBROSE v HARRIS (Procurator Fiscal) : HM ADVOCATE v G : HM ADVOCATE v M (2011)

PUBLISHED October 6, 2011

[2011] UKSC 43

When considering a person's rights under the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.6 to access to a lawyer prior to police questioning, the Supreme Court declined to extend the principle established by Salduz v Turkey (36391/02) (2009) 49 E.H.R.R. 19 to questioning which took place before a person was detained at a police station.

SC (Lord Hope (Deputy President), Lord Brown JSC, Lord Kerr JSC, Lord Dyson JSC, Lord Clarke JSC)