Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Access to a Lawyer

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
On March 10, 2017, the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a Resolution on securing access of detainees to lawyers. The debate and resolution were based on a Report prepared by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights.