Antigone is presenting its 17th annual report, entitled “Prison Beyond the Virus”. The report is based on direct observations of prison conditions by Antigone’s Observatory on prison conditions.
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The former chief prosecutor of Romania’s National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) has been tipped as the favourite to become the European Union’s chief prosecutor. Laura Codruta Kovesi led the DNA during one of its...
Some people say that the statute of limitations is a way to escape justice, while others think that it is a way to escape delays in justice.
There has been a twist at the hearing of the trial in which five policemen were accused of the death of Stefano Cucchi, the Roman surveyor arrested on 15 October 2009 who died at the Pertini Hospital the following week.
The decision issued by the Court of Justice on 27 February 2018 in Case C-64/16, Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses, may allow Spanish judges to invoke EU law to challenge damaging national court reforms.
In recent years, Spain has experienced an almost complete elimination of Universal Jurisdiction. Civil Society groups are now working on reviving this.
The post-Brexit judicial ties between the UK and the EU would still see the European Court of Justice issue binding decision on important cases in UK law, according to a legal opinion of the London government's latest...
The presumption of innocence is one of the most important principles of the modern human rights system, playing a critical role in safeguarding the rights of a person facing criminal proceedings.
Research from Spain shows that European Arrest Warrants are often issued for minor offenses, such as stealing CD players from cars.