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Execution of the intellectually disabled is unconstitutional in Trinidad says Privy Council, but courts may still impose death sentences

March 2017
Today, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London delivered a long awaited judgment ...
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Pitman and Hernandez: Legal commentary

March 2017
Lester Pitman and Neil Hernandez v The State (Trinidad and Tobago) [2017] UKPC 6 Execution ...
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Two Bulgarian nationals saved from execution in Malaysia

February 2017
The Court of Appeal of Malaysia was right to quash the death sentences of two ...
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Towards the abolition of the death penalty in Belarus

December 2016
Last week co-executive director Parvais Jabbar participated in conference “Abolition of the Death Penalty and ...
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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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