Criminal Justice and Fair Trial

Pre-recorded evidence in Australia in an era of COVID-19

Pre-recorded evidence in Australia in an era of COVID-19

As the Australian government struggles to keep up with the rapid pace of COVID-19 (coronavirus), societal freedoms ...
Catalonia: Human Rights Violations in the Imprisonment and Conviction of the Pro-Independence Political Leaders

Catalonia: Human Rights Violations in the Imprisonment and Conviction of the Pro-Independence Political Leaders

The imprisonment and conviction of the Catalan pro-independence political leaders by the Spanish Supreme Court has ...
Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978: India’s Use of Preventive Detention Violates Human Rights

Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978: India’s Use of Preventive Detention Violates Human Rights

On February 5, the Indian Government informed the public that, following the abrogation of Article 370 of the ...
Systematic Violations of Criminal Procedural Rights in Argentina

Systematic Violations of Criminal Procedural Rights in Argentina

In three cases on pre-trial detention decided in late 2019, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found that ...
Dilution of the Presumption of Innocence Principle in India

Dilution of the Presumption of Innocence Principle in India

In two cases decided in 2019, the Bombay and Calcutta High Courts adopted diverging positions regarding the ...
Supreme Court of Sri Lanka Recognises Custodial Death as a Violation of the Right to Life

Supreme Court of Sri Lanka Recognises Custodial Death as a Violation of the Right to Life

In the landmark judgement of Rathnayake Tharanga Lakmali v Niroshan Abeykoon, the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka held ...
Machine Decision-making in the criminal justice system: The FATAL4JUSTICE? Project

Machine Decision-making in the criminal justice system: The FATAL4JUSTICE? Project

The capacity to collect, store and process digital data in real-time on cloud servers, and to subject vast data ...
Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

In June 2013, Justice R C Lahoti, a retired Chief Justice of the Indian Supreme Court, wrote to the then Chief ...
Diminishing Accountability, Corruption, and C.Y. Leung

Diminishing Accountability, Corruption, and C.Y. Leung

The Hong Kong Bar Association formally issued a statement on 21st December 2018, regarding the Department of ...
European Arrest Warrants and The Right to a Fair Trial: The Approach of the CJEU and ECtHR

European Arrest Warrants and The Right to a Fair Trial: The Approach of the CJEU and ECtHR

A highly discussed issue within the EU is whether the extradition of individuals to Poland is permissible under EU ...
The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

The Rule of Law in Poland and the European Arrest Warrant: A Blessing in Disguise?

On 25 July 2018 the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled in Minister for ...
Discipline and Punish: How Anti-Beggary Laws in India are used to Criminalize Transgender Persons

Discipline and Punish: How Anti-Beggary Laws in India are used to Criminalize Transgender Persons

The Delhi High Court in a landmark judgment (Harsh Mander v. Union of India and Karnika Sawney v. Union of India) ...

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