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Legal provision restricting the right to appeal in death penalty cases struck down as a denial of due process

June 2017
In a judgment delivered today, the Privy Council has found unconstitutional a law excluding death ...
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British man avoids death penalty after being acquitted of murder in Kenya

June 2017
A British national who was facing the mandatory death penalty for the alleged murder of ...
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Mental disorder, the death penalty and international standards in Taiwan

June 2017
On 30th May – 2nd June 2017, Co-Executive Director, Saul Lehrfreund, and forensic psychiatrist, Dr ...
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Engaging Chinese lawyers on the death penalty

June 2017
On 3th -4th June the DPP was invited to deliver a series of workshops on ...
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Authorities Database

Our legal authorities database indexes over 1300 judgments and other documents from jurisdictions around the world relating to human rights and the death penalty. You can search for cases by name, date, jurisdiction, features and a number of human rights themes. For copyright reasons not all the judgments themselves can be downloaded but we hope the database will assist legal professionals in their research.

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