- ECtHR considers the liability threshold of state agents for the use of lethal force
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- What is the background to this decision?
- What was the ECtHR asked to consider?
- What are the central findings of the court? What does this tell us about the earlier investigations and the conduct of the case?
- How does this build on our understanding of the extent of the article 2 duty?
- What are the practical implications of this decision? How might this ruling affect future police operations?
Public Law analysis: Daniel Machover, head of the civil department, and Tobias Smith, paralegal at Hickman & Rose, explore how the case of Armani Da Silva v The United Kingdom was found to be incompatible with article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
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