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Case Law STC 123/2008 (20/10/2008)

Type: Judgment

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

Date: 10/20/2008

Subject: The Constitutional Court, mentioning also the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, has established that the dismissal of enquiries started following a report on acts of torture carried out by police authorities, is not a violation of the right to an effective remedy, if there aren’t any reasonable suspicions of the incriminated conduct, such that can justify the prosecution of the said enquiries.

Parties: Regina Maiztegi Aboitiz

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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