Practice and Procedure

HM ADVOCATE v P (2011)

PUBLISHED October 6, 2011

[2011] UKSC 44

There was no absolute rule that reliance on the fruits of questioning of an accused when he did not have access to a lawyer had always to be held to be a violation of his rights under the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.6(1) and art.6(3)(c).

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