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Spain/Portugal: Investigations start into CIA rendition flights

On 5 February, a Portuguese Prosecutor announced the start of investigations into stopovers made in Portugal by suspected CIA rendition flights. Another investigation into CIA rendition flights is taking place in Spain. Following an order by a high court judge, the Government agreed to declassify and deliver documents held by its intelligence agency on secret […]

Attacks on Justice 2002: Portugal

Portuguese courts are autonomous and operate independently. A large backlog of pending trials has apparently resulted in the dismissal of cases due to their exceeding the limitation period. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Portugal

The Portuguese judiciary was declared to be in a state of emergency due to the large backlog and the inability on the part of prosecutors and judges to speed up trials before the procedural terms elapsed. (more…)

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ICJ Review no. 15 (December 1975)

The purpose of the Review is to focus attention on the problems in regard to which lawyers can make their contribution to society in their respective areas of influence and to provide them with the necessary information and data. (more…)

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ICJ Review no. 12 (June 1974)

The purpose of the review is to focus attention on the problems in regard to which lawyers can make their contribution to society in their respective areas of influence and to provide them with the necessary information and data. (more…)

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