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The following readings are recommended for students interested in exploring the topics of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module:


Note that the relevant parts of most of the above international normative documents are summarized in: UNODC and UNDP (2016). Global Study on Legal Aid: Global Report . New York and Vienna: UNODC and UNDP, Part IB International Legal Framework.


United Nations Publications


Other Publications

  • Auke, Willems (2014). The United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems. New Criminal Law Review, vol. 17(2), 184-219.
  • Binder, Alberto. Cape, Ed. and Namoradze, Zaza (2015). Effective Criminal Defence in Latin America. Bogota, Columbia: Dejusticia.
  • Blackstock, Jodie. Cape, Ed. Hodgson, Jacqueline. Ogorodova, Anna. and Spronken, Taru (2014). Inside Police Custody: An Empirical Account of Suspects' Right in Four Jurisdictions.Antwerp, Belgium: Intersentia.
  • Bowles, Roger and Perry, Amanda (2009). International comparison of publicly funded legal services and justice systems. London: Ministry of Justice.
  • Cape, Ed (2017). Defending Suspects at Police Stations. London: Legal Action Group.
  • Cape, Ed and Namoradze, Zaza (2012). Effective Criminal Defence in Eastern Europe . Moldova: Soros Foundation.
  • Cape, Ed. Namoradze, Zaza. Smith, Roger. and Spronken, Taru (2010). Effective Criminal Defence in Europe. Antwerp, Belgium: Intersentia.
  • Cape, Ed and Hodgson, Jacqueline (2014). The Right of Access to a Lawyer at Police Stations: Making the European Directive Work in Practice. New Journal of European Criminal Law, vol. 5, 450.
  • Flynn, Asher. Hodgson, Jacqueline. McCulloch, Jude. and Naylor, Bronwyn (2016). Legal Aid and Access to Legal Representation: Re-Defining the Right to a Fair Trial. Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 40, 208-239.
  • International Legal Foundation (2016). Measuring Justice: Defining and Evaluating Quality for Criminal Legal Aid Providers. New York: ILF.
  • Institute for Criminal Policy Research (2018). World Pre-trial/Remand Imprisonment List . London: Birkbeck.
  • Pivaty, Anna (2018). The Right to Custodial Legal Assistance in Europe: In Search for the Rationales. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, vol. 26, 62-98.
  • Schumann, Stefan. Bruckmüller, Karin. and Soyer, Richard (2012). Pre-trial Emergency Defence: Assessing pre-trial access to legal advice. Vienna: Intersentia.
  • Sherr, Avrom and Paterson, Alan (2008). Professional Competence, Peer Review and Quality Assurance in England and Wales and in Scotland. Alberta Law Review, vol. 45, 151.
  • Spronken, Taru (2010). An EU-Wide Letter of Rights: Towards Best Practice. Antwerp: Intersentia.
  • Vogler, Richard (2005). A World View of Criminal Justice. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., chapters 2 and 7.
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