Right to Counsel

Legal Aid in Lebanon

This report presents findings on the state of legal aid in Lebanon, and gives recommendations to improve the legal aid system in Lebanon. Link to Report

Rights of the Defence and Assistance of the Accused

These seminar notes on the law of the European Court of Human Rights in Criminal Matters detail the rights of the defence and assistance of the accused within article 6 § 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Link to Document

Droits de l’accusé dans un procès criminel

This article broadly explains the rights of the accused in Québec from the right to be states retained charges to the right to counsel. Link to Article

Realizing Justice: The Development of Fair Trial Rights in China

This article discusses China’s ongoing efforts to guarantee that basic fair trial rights of the accused are fully respected, while taking into account the practical constraints that limit China’s ability to implement human rights standards. Link to Article

Third Party Intervention: ?ierny v Slovakia

This report presents a  third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights in the case of ?ierny v Slovakia, which, inter alia, requires an assessment of whether a waiver of the right to a lawyer and the right to silence was validly given. Link to Report

Third Party Intervention: A.T. v Luxembourg

This report presents a third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights in the case of A.T. v. Luxembourg, which concerns the application of the principles established in the Court’s judgment in Salduz v. Turkey. Link to Report