2014

Analysing the Prisoner Voting Saga and the British Challenge to Strasbourg Ed Bates

Juridical literature

This article examines the development of the prisoner voting saga concerning the UK and Strasbourg, setting it in the context of the strained relationship existing between the former and the latter in recent years. It examines and offers a critique of the relevant Strasbourg jurisprudence, commencing with the Grand Chamber judgment in Hirst v. United Kingdom (No 2). (Also in: RU FR )

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2018

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Belgium Vincent Eechaudt, Jasmien Claeys, Tom Vander Beken

National laws, policies and practices

The Actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Belgium. An empirical study led within the research project EUPRETRIALRIGHTS

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2018

Detention conditions and treatment of prisoners ECtHR – Press Unit

ECtHR case law

Overview of ECtHR’s landmark decisions in the field of detention conditions and treatment of prisoners (Also in: RU FR )

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2019

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Bulgaria Dilyana Angelova, Krasimir Kanev

National laws, policies and practices

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Bulgaria. An empirical study led within the research project EUPRETRIALRIGHTS

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2018

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Czech Republic Clara Rey Sanchez, Dr. Esther Pascual Rodriguez

National laws, policies and practices

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Czech Republic. An empirical study led within the research project EUPRETRIALRIGHTS

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2018

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Germany Christine Graebsch, Pascal Decarpes, Christina Lederer

National laws, policies and practices

The actors of legal protection, their professional practices and the use of law in detention in Germany. An empirical study led within the research project EUPRETRIALRIGHTS

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2017

Prisoners’ right to vote ECtHR – Press Unit

ECtHR case law

Overview of ECtHR’s landmark decisions in the field of prisoners’ right to vote (Also in: RU FR )

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2015

Hunger strikes in detention ECtHR – Press Unit

ECtHR case law

Overview of ECtHR’s landmark decisions concerning hunger strikes in detention (Also in: RU FR )

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2019

European norms as regard to access of the detained persons to court Vincent Eechaudt, Jasmien Claeys, Tom Vander Beken, Sofia Ciuffoletti, Daniela Ranalli, Hugues de Suremain

European Union law

European norms (EU law and ECHR law) as regard to access of the detaines persons to court. Analytic report from the research project EUPRETRIALRIGHTS on the protection of fundamental rights of remand prisoners.

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