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

Click here for a new ECBA Statement which contains the ECBA’s main recommendations to the Commission on Measure E of the Stockholm programme for the appropriate rights and treatment of vulnerable Suspects.

It was sent to Mrs Reding, Vice-president and Commissioner responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship and to Oliver Tell, Director Unit B.1, Directorate General Justice on 15 May 2013.