Considers C v HM Advocate (HCJ Appeal) on whether the imposition of a 20 month custodial sentence for offences contrary to the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 ss.31 and 34 on a disabled man who needed daily assistance with his needs and who also suffered health complications breached his rights under ECHR art.3.
|Journal||Greens Criminal Law Bulletin|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- custodial sentences
- disabled persons
- inhuman or degrading treatment punishment
- sexual offences