Experiences in the international protection of the independence of judges and lawyers

Report by Hans Thoolen, former executive secretary of the ICJ, of the Symposium on the independence of judges and lawyers, November 28, 1980, Helsinki.

Best practice on how to ensure an independent judiciary. Hans Thoolen explains the creation of the Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, and defines the conditions of such independence.

international protection independence lawyers judges-seminar report-1981-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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