1. This empirical study focuses on three procedural rights – the right to interpretation and translation, the right to information and the letter of rights, and the right to legal assistance before and during police interrogation – in four EU jurisdictions – France, Scotland, the Netherlands and England and Wales.

  2. This Training Framework is based on the empirical study of the procedural rights of suspects in England and Wales, France, the Netherlands and Scotland. Its objective is to enhance the knowledge, understanding and skills of criminal justice practitioners – police officers and defence lawyers – in respect of the procedural rights of suspects in police detention.
  3. An EU-Wide Letter of Rights

    Publication date: November 22, 2010

    Everybody who is arrested or questioned by the police on suspicion of involvement in a criminal activity has certain rights, such as the right to remain silent or to consult a lawyer. This book gathers information on the way suspects in the EU Member States are informed in writing of their rights in criminal proceedings. Subsequently a normative framework has been developed based on the jurisprudence of the ECtHR to establish standards and a l...

  4. Every year, millions of people across Europe – innocent and guilty - are arrested and detained by the police. Based on a three year research study, this book explores and compares access to effective defence in criminal proceedings across nine European jurisdictions that constitute examples of the three major legal traditions in Europe, inquisitorial, adversarial and post-state socialist: Belgium, England & Wales, Finland, France, Germany, Hun...