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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, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 149-162 (2014)

Abstract:Since its first successful use in criminal investigations in the 1980s, DNA has become a widely used and valuable tool to identify offenders and to acquit innocent persons. For a more beneficial use of the DNA-related data possessed, the Council of the...

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The protection of fundamental human rights in criminal process General report.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. Oct2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p7-65. 59p.

Abstract:An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including constitutional differences, fundamental rights and criminal process and constitutional arrangements.

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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, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 113-133 (2014)

Abstract:In April 2010 a group of EU Member States proposed a Directive on the European Investigation Order, an instrument which, if adopted, will significantly change the way in which evidence is gathered at the EU level. After the failure of the EEW, which fo...

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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, p1-6. 6p.

Abstract:The article focuses on reports on human rights protection and freedom of citizens in criminal process from the Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé/International Academy of Comparative Law (AIDC) and the Association Internationale de Droit Penal/In...

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The Dutch Confession: Compliance, Leadership and National Identity in the Human Rights Order

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 96-112 (2014)

Abstract:As international human rights governance has evolved, it has regulated state action toward individuals in areas that were once at the discretion of states. This change has raised liminal questions concerning authority and leadership. To address these q...

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The march of the Mehteran Rethinking the human rights critiques of counter-terrorism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p180-191. 12p.

Abstract:The article offers the author's insights on humans rights and counter-terrorism. The author relates the turning point concerning counter-terrorism measures after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. The author examines the issues of contemporary ra...

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The Future of Foreign Direct Liability? Exploring the International Relevance of the Dutch Shell Nigeria Case

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 44-54 (2014)

Abstract:In January 2013, The Hague District Court in the Netherlands rendered a groundbreaking verdict in a civil liability suit against Royal Dutch Shell and its Nigerian subsidiary (SPDC). The lawsuit had been brought before it by four Nigerian farmers and t...

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Rorty and human rights Contingency, emotions and how to defend human rights telling stories.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p93-112. 20p.

Abstract:The article offers information on the insights of philosopher Richard Rorty regarding human rights. It states that human rights elaboration of Rorty is a long-term strategy developed within the political culture field and deals with strengthening and c...

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The Expansion of Swiss Criminal Jurisdiction in Light of International Law

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 4, Pp 34-55 (2013)

Abstract:Over the last few decades, a global trend of extending the reach of domestic penal power can be observed, namely driven by the changing face of crime as it becomes increasingly transnational in nature. It is demonstrated in this article that the Swiss ...

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A closer look at law: human rights as multi-level sites of struggles over multi-dimensional equality.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review. 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p56-76. 21p.

Abstract:The article offers the author's insights regarding human rights relative to the conflicts on equality and religious freedom. The author mentions that various conflicts surround religious freedom wherein she proposes that religion should be regarded as ...

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