The right of access to a lawyer at police stations: Making the European Union directive work in practice
Cape, Ed; Hodgson, Jacqueline
Drawing on recent empirical research, the article examines the necessary conditions for effective implementation of the European Union Directive on the right of access to a lawyer. It discusses the range of complex and often inter-related factors that operate to help or hinder the process of ensuring that the right is 'practical and effective', and identifies the need for changes to the legal and occupational cultures of police, prosecutors and the criminal bar.
Cape, E., & Hodgson, J. (2014). The right of access to a lawyer at police stations: Making the European Union directive work in practice. New Journal of European Criminal Law, 5(4), 450-479
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Dec 1, 2014|
|Journal||New Journal of European Criminal Law|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Keywords||procedural rights, defence, suspects, police custody|
|Additional Information||Additional Information : The original printed publication was in New Journal of European Criminal Law, published by Intersentia (December 2014) www.njecl.eu. It is published here with their kind permission.|
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