The European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) is a leading group of independent criminal defence lawyers in the Council of Europe

Please click here for the joint letter Amnesty International, Justice, the Law Society of England and Wales and the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) have addressed to the Working party on Substantive Criminal Law ahead of its discussions next Monday on the proposal for a Council Framework decision on certain procedural rights in criminal proceedings throughout the EU.

Click here for a letter received from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Justice which is reply to the joint letter above.

Note: These letters are only available in PDF file format.