The most up-to-date and relevant documents, press releases, academic comment, legislation, and case-law is collated and organised here in this fully-searchable central storage space. Here you can get an overall sense of the information available in the area of procedural rights or quickly find a specific document.
This section contains publications by the JUSTICIA European Rights Network on legal aid in the European Union.
Fact-sheets summarising the legal aid systems in the following twelve countries: Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Spain.
Joint statement on the draft report by the Rapporteur of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee published in November 2014
Interim Review Paper on Legal Aid Proposals Presented by the European Commission, 27 November 2013
This is a report on the compliance of seven EU jurisdictions with criminal legal aid standards as provided for by the European Convention on Human Rights. The countries involved are Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England & Wales, Germany, Greece, Ireland and Lithuania.