Damage Claims for Improper Prison Conditions: The Jurisprudence of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania from the Perspective of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
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Purpose - article aims to analyse case law of the Supreme administrative court of Lithuania (hereinafter - Supreme administrative court) regarding claims of improper detention conditions from the perspective of Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter - ECHR). Thus, this article provides an analysis of criteria applied by the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter - ECtHR) for determining the existence of an infringement of article 3 of ECHR, prohibiting torture and inhuman or degrading treatment and case law of the Supreme administrative court concerning improper detention conditions in light of the case law of ECtHR. Finally, the author of this article studies criteria for awarding effective remedy.