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Protecting the right to a fair trial under the European Convention on Human Rights - A handbook for legal practitioners (2nd edition)

Protecting the right to a fair trial under the European Convention on Human Rights - A handbook for legal practitioners (2nd edition) (2017)

Dovydas Vitkauskas Grigoriy Dikov

REF. 031817GBR
Type of document : Document
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Language : English
Number of pages : 163

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Protecting the right to a fair trial under the European Convention on Human Rights - A handbook for legal practitioners (2nd edition)

Protecting the right to a fair trial under the European Convention on Human Rights - A handbook for legal practitioners (2nd edition)

This handbook is a practical tool for legal professionals from Council of Europe member states who wish to strengthen their skills in applying the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in their daily work.

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This handbook is a practical tool for legal professionals from Council of Europe member states who wish to strengthen their skills in applying the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in their daily work.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
ARTICLE 6 – RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL
CHAPTER 1 – ROLE OF ARTICLE 6 OF THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: METHODS AND PRINCIPLES OF INTERPRETATION
CHAPTER 2 – SCOPE OF PROTECTION AND APPLICABILITY
     2.1. Civil rights and obligations
     2.2. Criminal charge
     2.3. Applicability to pre-trial investigation, appeal, constitutional and other review proceedings
CHAPTER 3 – RIGHT TO COURT
     3.1. Access to court
     3.2. Finality and enforcement of court decision
CHAPTER 4 – INDEPENDENT AND IMPARTIAL TRIBUNAL ESTABLISHED BY LAW
     4.1. Independent tribunal established by law
     4.2. Impartial tribunal
CHAPTER 5 – FAIRNESS
     5.1. Adversarial principle and equality of arms
     5.2. Participation and publicity
     5.3. Specifics of fairness of criminal proceedings
CHAPTER 6 – FAIRNESS AND JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING
     6.1. Reasoned decision
     6.2. Unreliable evidence
     6.3. Inconsistent domestic jurisprudence
CHAPTER 7 – TRIAL WITHIN REASONABLE TIME
     7.1. General principles
     7.2. Nature and complexity of case
     7.3. Conduct of parties: delays by authorities
CHAPTER 8 – PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE
CHAPTER 9 – DEFENCE RIGHTS
     9.1. Notification of charge and defence facilities
     9.2. Legal representation or defence in person
     9.3. Examination of witnesses
INDEX OF CASES

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