EGMR: Excessive length of criminal proceedings concerning a conviction for sexual relations with a minor – Bivolaru v. Romania (no. 2) (application no. 66580/12)

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Bivolaru v. Romania (no. 2) (application no. 66580/12) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 6 § 1 (right to a fair trial) of the European Convention on Human Rights regarding the complaint of a failure by the High Court to take steps to hear Mr Bivolaru in person, and a violation of Article 6 § 1 (right to a fair trial within a reasonable time) with regard to the length of the proceedings. The case concerned criminal proceedings in which Mr Bivolaru – leader of a movement known as the “Movement for spiritual integration in the absolute” (“MISA”) – was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for sexual relations with a minor. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 2 October 2018 – Bivolaru v. Romania (no. 2) (no. 66580/12)

The applicant, Gregorian Bivolaru (alias Magnus Aurolsson), is a Romanian national who was born in 1952. He is the leader of a movement known as the “Movement for spiritual integration in the absolute” (“MISA”). The case concerns criminal proceedings in which Mr Bivolaru was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on charges of sexual relations with a minor. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Bivolaru v. Romania (no. 28796/04)

The applicant, Gregorian Bivolaru, is a Romanian national who was born in 1952 and lives in Romania. The case concerned the complaints lodged by Mr Bivolaru, leader of the “Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute”, relating to the lawfulness of his pre-trial detention, his right to presumption of innocence and respect for his right to private life. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen

EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 28 February 2017 – Bivolaru v. Romania (no. 28796/04)

The applicant, Gregorian Bivolaru, is a Romanian national who was born in 1952 and lives in Romania. The case concerns the complaints lodged by Mr Bivolaru, leader of the “Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute”, relating to the lawfulness of his pre-trial detention, his right to presumption of innocence and respect for his right to private life. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen