Mr Justice Nicol had originally ruled that the trial should take place entirely in private with the identity of both defendants withheld and a permanent prohibition on reporting the case.Read more . . .
Studying the transcripts of court testimonies can help gauge the fairness of trials. Here one example.Read more . . .
According to a survey by The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press for this guide, federal courts and many state courts allow for “super-secret” cases, which never appear on the public docket or are hidden using pseudonyms, such as “Sealed v. Sealed” or “John Doe v. Jane Doe.” Courts that maintain these secret dockets will neither confirm nor deny the existence of such cases. As a result, these cases proceed through the court system undetected.Read more . . .
The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 29, 2011 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/06/29/remarks-john-o-brennan-assistant-president-homeland-security-and-counter Remarks of John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on Ensuring al-Qa’ida’s Demise – As Prepared for Delivery Paul H. Nitze School of … Read more . . .
How German leaders conspired with the U.S. and Syria in covering-up a secret operationRead more . . .
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE Ninetieth session Geneva, 9 to 27 July 2007 General Comment No. 32 Article 14: Right to equality before courts and tribunals and to a fair trial I. General remarks This general comment replaces general comment … Read more . . .
Human Rights Committee, General Comment 13, Article 14 (Twenty-first session, 1984), Compilation of General Comments and General Recommendations Adopted by Human Rights Treaty Bodies, U.N. Doc. HRI/GEN/1/Rev.1 at 14 (1994). 1. The Committee notes that article 14 of the Covenant … Read more . . .
The Right to Access to Court under the Caselaw of the European Court of Human Rights — Topic Brief http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTLAWJUSTINST/0,,contentMDK:20760742~menuPK:1990386~pagePK:210058~piPK:210062~theSitePK:1974062,00.html The right to access to court is one of the components of the right to fair trial protected by Article … Read more . . .
A Commentary on the Justice Case by Doug Linder (c) 2000 No one contends, of course, that German judges and prosecutors destroyed as many lives as did the SS, Gestapo, or other agencies of the Nazi machine. Their victims number … Read more . . .