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Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings


ISBN13: 9780199271207
ISBN: 0199271208
Published: May 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2005)
Price: £59.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780198299363



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During the last 50 years interest in human rights has grown dramatically. Whilst newspapers focus mainly on dramatic issues: unlawful killing, torture, disappearances, or violations of freedom of speech; institutions charged with the implementation of human rights (as set out in international conventions and covenants) most frequently deal with allegations of human rights violations during criminal proceedings. The increasing internationalization of the administration of criminal;law means that such cases are likely to become ever more important.

In this book, the case-law of the international bodies dealing with such cases is presented and critically examined by an author who has contributed to its creation for almost a quarter of a century. The European Commission and European Court of Human Rights, in particular, have accumulated a considerable quantity of case-law, which is particularly interesting because it is intended to be valid in both Anglo-Saxon and Continental systems of criminal procedure.The law of the European Convention;is emphasized because of its advanced procedures and the quality and quantity of its case-law.

. Winner of the ASIL Award for a Work which Exhibits High Technical Craftsmanship 2005

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Criminal Law, Courts and Procedure
Contents:
Introduction
1. The Right to a Fair Trial
2. The Right to be Tried by an Independent and Impartial Tribunal Established by Law
3. The General Right to a Fair Trial
4. The Right to a Public Hearing
5. The Right to be Tried within Reasonable Time
6. The Right to be Presumed Innocent
7. Specific Elements of Fairness Set Out in Paragraph 3 of Article 6
8. The Elements of a Fair Trial Added by Protocol No 7
9. Article 5
10. Other Rights