Legal aid in Europe

Wetgeving en beleid / Evrm

Legal aid in Europe

Nine different ways to guarantee access to justice?

Samenvatting

This is a comparative research about legal aid in nine countries: France, Germany, Belgium, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Poland, Finland and the Netherlands. This report addresses two questions:

  1. How are state-financed legal aid systems organised in these countries?
  2. Which minimum requirements for state-financed legal aid can be reduced from the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) and from case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)? 

Inhoudsopgave

Executive summary
Uitgebreide samenvatting

  1. Comparing legal aid systems
  2. Components of the legal aid system
  3. Costs and financing of legal aid
  4. Legal aid per type of problem
  5. General trends in innovation and reforms
  6. ECHR case law
  7. Findings and trends

Appendix
Bibliography

Publicatiegegevens

Auteur(s):
Barendrecht, M., Kistemaker, L., Scholten, H.J., Schrader, R., Wrzesinka, M.
Organisatie(s):
Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HIIL), WODC
Plaats uitgave:
Den Haag
Uitgever:
Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HIIL)
Jaar van uitgave:
2014
Type rapport:
Eindrapport

Bestelinformatie

Adres:
Hague Institute for Internationalisation of Law (HII)
Telefoon:
070-7620700
E-mailadres:
infol@hiil.org
Website:
www.hiil.org

Onderzoekgegevens

Werktitel:
Internationaal vergelijkend onderzoek naar uitgaven voor rechtsbijstand in relatie tot EVRM-vereisten
Projectnummer:
2390
Operationele status:
Afgerond