Case comment: R (Wang Yam) v Central Criminal Court

Scott, P. (2016) Case comment: R (Wang Yam) v Central Criminal Court. European Human Rights Law Review, 2016(2), pp. 195-200.

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In R (Wang Yam) v Central Criminal Court the Supreme Court has held that the domestic courts enjoy an inherent jurisdiction to make orders which have the effect of preventing an applicant to the Court of Human Rights from putting material before that court. This analysis considers the decision in the context of the growth of ‘secret trials’ in the domestic criminal system, arguing that the Supreme Court’s decision may merely postpone a dispute between the UK and the Strasbourg Court on the implications of this growth in secrecy for the UK’s compliance with the Convention.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Scott, Mr Paul
Authors: Scott, P.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Journal Name:European Human Rights Law Review
Publisher:Sweet and Maxwell
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Sweet and Maxwell and its Contributors
First Published:First published in European Human Rights Law Review 2016(2): 195-200
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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