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Report on Luxembourg

  • Valentina CovoloEmail author
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Part of the Legal Studies in International, European and Comparative Criminal Law book series (LSCL, volume 2)

Abstract

In the last decade, Luxembourg law governing in absentia proceedings was subject to legislative reforms intended to enhance the rights of suspects and accused persons. In particular, the amendments adopted in 2008 and 2017 aimed to make national criminal procedure compliant with the ECtHR case law. Against this background, the present contribution aims to analyse legal framework governing in absentia and inaudito reo proceedings in Luxembourg.

Keywords

Luxembourg Criminal Procedure In absentia trials Inaudito reo procedures Defence rights 

Abbreviations

CA

Cour d’appel

CCP

Code of Criminal Procedure

Ch.c.C.

Chambre du conseil de la Cour d’appel

CSJ corr.

Cour Supérieure de Justice, chambre correctionnelle

CSJ crim.

Court Supérieure de Justice, chambre criminelle

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and FinanceLuxembourgLuxembourg

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