Ljubljana (2005) (excerpts)

Ljubljana 2005 (Decisions: Decision No. 12/05 on Upholding Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Criminal Justice Systems)

The Ministerial Council,
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Recognizing that an impartial and independent judiciary plays a vital role in ensuring due
process and protecting human rights before, during and after trials,
Recognizing that defence lawyers play a critical role in ensuring the right to a fair trial and in
the furtherance and protection of other human rights in the criminal justice system,
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