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Case Law 219/2008 (11/06/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Italy) - Corte Costituzionale

Date: 06/11/2008

Subject: The Italian Constitutional Court, taking the cue from art. 5 of the ECHR, has stated the Constitutional illegitimacy of art. 314 code of criminal procedure, in the part which subjects the right to equal compensation for unjustified detention on remand to a substantial rather than only formal acquittal

Original language: Italian

Classification: Justice - Art. 48 Presumption of innocence - Rights of defence

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