Gajewski v. Wilkie

Country: Canada
Year: 2014
Court: Ontario Court of Appeal
Citation: [2014] O.J. No. 6026
Facts:

The Appellant, Mr. Bartosz Gajewski, was detained at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (hereinafter CAMH) in Toronto after he was found to be suffering from a mental disorder at his trial on the charges of assault and attempted kidnapping. After his admission into CAMH, the doctor proposed antipsychotic medication and provided information to …Read more

Tags: Health care and health services, Informed consent, Mental health, Right to bodily integrity, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial
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Mashisane v The State

Country: South Africa
Year: 2014
Court: High Court of South Africa, North Gauteng Division, Pretoria
Citation: [2014] ZAGPPHC 1014
Facts:

The appellant was found guilty of rape of a two-year-old girl by the Malamulele regional court under section 11(2) of the criminal procedure Act based on his guilty plea and statement. He was subsequently sentenced on 05 September 2013 to 5 (five) years’ imprisonment, 2 (two) years of which are suspended for 5 (five) years …Read more

Tags: Health information, Mental health, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial
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R v Kuoth

Country: Australia
Year: 2010
Court: Supreme Court of Victoria – Court of Appeal
Citation: [2010] VSCA 103
Facts:

The applicant Mr.Kuoth was sentenced by the County Court of Victoria on two counts, which were related to the same victim and the same evening, but were separated in time. He was sentenced to punishment for his reckless conduct endangering persons under s.23 of the Crimes Act 1958, where he had unprotected sex with the …Read more

Tags: HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, Sexual and reproductive health
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CASE OF TADEVOSYAN v. ARMENIA

Country: Armenia
Year: 2008
Court: The European Court of Human Rights (Third Section),
Citation: Application no. 41698/04
Facts:

The applicant, Mr. Myasnik Tadevosyan, was a regional leader of the opposition party. He was arrested twice in 2004 and sentenced to ten-day detention each time for disobeying official orders and for using foul language with an officer. The applicant alleged that the arrest had been orchestrated to prevent him from participating in political demonstrations …Read more

Tags: Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Health care and health services, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, prisons, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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R v Parenzee

Country: Australia
Year: 2007
Court: Supreme Court South Australia (Court of Criminal Appeal)
Citation: [2007] SASC 316
Facts:

The appellant, Mr. Parenzee, had filed an application seeking permission to appeal against the decision of the trial Judge before the Full Bench of the Supreme Court of South Australia. The ground for the appeal as put by the appellant was a miscarriage of justice caused by the absence of a piece of evidence at …Read more

Tags: HIV/AIDS, Right of Access to Information, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Life, Sexual and reproductive health
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