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European Soft-Law and Organization of National Judiciaries

  • Elisabetta Rosi
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Abstract

European soft-law provides for the legal basis of the organization of national judiciaries, considering its international legitimacy. Common principles regarding judicial organization have been established by the joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Union, and by an essential role of judgments issued by Strasbourg Court and by European Court of Justice. The efficiency of justice at national level is a tool to guarantee not only the independence and impartiality of judicial activities, but also the fair trial, set by the article 6 ECHR, that includes the right to obtain a decision in a reasonable time.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabetta Rosi
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  1. 1.Supreme Court of CassationRomeItaly

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