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Case Law STS 102/2012 (27/02/2012)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Spain) - Tribunal Supremo

Date: 02/27/2012

Subject: The Tribunal Supremo acquitted judge Garzón from the charge of abuse of power for an investigation he had carried out, in violation of the law providing amnesty of 1977, on the desaparecidos of civil war and the Franco regime, also applying the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: D. Baltasar Garzón Real

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 4 Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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