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DNA and Law Enforcement in the European Union: Tools and Human Rights Protection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p149-162. 14p.

Abstract: The article offers information on the human rights protection focused on DNA and law enforcement in the European Union (EU). It mentions that DNA has become a vital tool in identifying the guilty and absolve the innocent. It focuses on the development ...

Mutual Trust and the Dublin Regulation: Protection of Fundamental Rights in the EU and the Burden of Proof.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Jan2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p135-147. 13p.

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Abstract: The article focuses on the definition of mutual trust within the legislative framework of the European Union (EU) and its relationship with the harmonization of law. It discusses the Dublin Regulation or Regulation 343/2003, which allocates the respons...

A New and Controversial Scenario in the Gathering of Evidence at the European Level: The Proposal for a Directive on the European Investigation Order.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Jan2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p113-133. 21p.

Abstract: The article reports on the proposal for guides or directives on the European Investigation Order (EIO). Topics discussed include the differences between mutual recognition and mutual legal assistance, the mutual recognition principle in the evidence fi...

Revisiting Planned Relocation as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy:The Added Value of a Human Rights-Based Approach

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 76-95 (2014)

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Abstract: While scientists warn that a number of Indo-Pacific islands will submerge by 2050, the media are actively reporting on the already disappearing lands. What does it mean for the people of these ‘unlucky’ regions, who are often amongst the poorest and wi...

Inconsistent Deliberations or Deliberate Inconsistencies? The Consistency of the ECtHR's Assessment of Convictions based on International Norms.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Oct2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p156-179. 24p. 2 Charts.

Abstract: The article presents the authors' views on the consistency of the European Court of Human Rights' (ECtHR) assessment of convictions based on international law. It provides an overview of the cases in which the court has used international law as a poss...

European Agencies for Criminal Justice and Shared Enforcement(Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office)

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 10, Iss 5, Pp 132-150 (2014)

Abstract: European agencies are playing an increasing role in the criminal judicial area. When it comes to the applicable law for their investigative acts, the picture is not that European, but rather a vague mix of some European and mostly national law. This re...

Protection of spouses in informal marriages by human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p77-92. 16p.

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Abstract: The article offers information on how human rights can be use as a legal protection for spouses in informal marriages. It discusses several reasons why people choose to enter into informal marriages including the avoidance to have a formal marriage, th...

The Dutch approach to female genital mutilation in view of the ECHR The time for change has come.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p51-61. 11p.

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Abstract: The article offers the author's insights on the application of state obligations in Utrecht, Netherlands regarding the prevention of female genital mutilation (FGM) to be applied through the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The author says t...

Developments in the protection of fundamental human rights in criminal process.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Oct2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p209-212. 4p.

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Abstract: The article focuses on the author's views on essentials of the human rights protection in the criminal process. The author talks about several issues which have something to do with the protection of fundamental human rights including the state of huma...

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