Readers with long memories will no doubt recall the judgment in Schüth v Germany  ECHR (No. 1620/03), in which Mr Schüth, the parish organist at a Roman Catholic church in Essen, had been dismissed after he separated from his wife and went to live with a new partner with whom he had a child. The ECtHR held that his treatment had been a violation of Article 8 ECHR (respect for private and family life).
Mr Schüth was recently back in court again. Continue reading