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SOGI Casebook Introduction

En español Background In 2009 the International Commission of Jurists began to gather together national court decisions that addressed questions concerning sexual orientation and gender identity. It did so because it had become evident that battles over some of the most controversial issues of the day were being waged in domestic courts. A very small […]

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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/PRY/CO/4-6, 14 December 2011: Paraguay

Conditions of detention and use of pretrial detention 19. The Committee is concerned about the habitual and widespread use of pretrial detention, which may undermine the right to presumption of innocence, rather than non- custodial measures. The Committee is also concerned by the failure to respect the maximum legal period for pretrial detention and by […]

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