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Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings
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Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Stefan Trechsel and Sarah Summers

Abstract

During the last 50 years, interest in human rights has grown dramatically. While newspapers focus mainly on dramatic issues such as 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 internationalisation of the administration of criminal law means that such cases are likely to become ever more important. This book examines the case-law of the i ... More

Keywords: human rights, human rights violations, criminal law, European Commission, European Court of Human Rights, case-law, criminal proceedings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199271207
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stefan Trechsel, author
Professor of Criminal Law and Procedure at the University of Zurich, and a former President of the European Commission of Human Rights

Sarah Summers, contributor