Comparative study on legislation and practice regarding arrest, custody and pre-trial detention in selected Council of Europe member States.
This study provides a comparative perspective on law and practices relating to the inital apprehension of a susprected offender, the subsequent deprivation of liberty based upon that act, and pre-trial detention in five jurisdictions in Council of Europe member States, namely: Denmark, England and Wales (one of the three jurisdictions within the United Kingdom), France, Germany and Spain.
Following an overview of each country’s criminal justice system, this study examines the requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights, and the law and practice of the five jurisdictions relating to:
- arrest and custody;
- pre-trial detention;
- preventive detention; and
Report of Online Conferences for Judges and Lawyers on change of Civil Procedure of Cyprus
The report an the discussions during the High Level Conferences contains contributions on the New Rules of Civil Procedures in Cyprus and the main changes that the new Rules will bring about in the judicial system of the country, as well as international and national examples of change of procedures in courts (Ireland, England, the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union)
Report on the research on the application of pre-trial detention in the Republic of Moldova
This handbook provides an introduction to the regional and international standards and mechanisms relevant to addressing business and human rights issues in Europe. It is intended to serve as a resource for legal practitioners, and others, across government, business, civil society, the media and in independent bodies, such as ombudsmen and national human rights institutions.
While the handbook’s primary focus is on Council of Europe instruments applicable across all the organisation’s 47 member states, where pertinent it draws also on materials concerning international and other European regional standards, for instance, those of the European Union (EU).
Study of Human Rights at Law Faculties in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The aim of this study is to examine how and to what extent human rights are studied at state (public) law faculties in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Report on application of criminal sanctions in Moldova
The Report on the Research on the application of criminal sanctions in the Republic of Moldova sets out the research fi ndings and recommendations following the analysis of about 400 selected court decisions related to the application of diff erent types of criminal sanctions in the Republic of Moldova.
Analytical report on rehabilitative mechanism for victims of torture in Ukraine
This report analyses Ukraine's international legal obligations in the field of rehabilitation of victims of torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment, treatment and punishment and the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights. It takes into account the application of the European Convention on Human Rights by the European Court of Human Rights, as well as the current state of national legislation and judicial practice in this respect.
The report also offers recommendations on the introduction of an effective mechanism for the rehabilitation of torture victims in Ukraine.