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Case Law 442/2008 (23/09/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Portugal) - Tribunal Costitucional

Date: 09/23/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court judges the legitimacy of some articles of the civil procedure code which, according to the claimant, would have lead the court of first instance to use criteria for the evaluation of evidence in contrast with his rights and in particular with the principles provided by the State‚Äôs Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the ECHR.

Original language: Portuguese

Classification: Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing - Art. 48 Presumption of innocence

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