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  • Dr. Sjors Ligthart

De Legé v. the Netherlands: Clarifying the privilege against self-incrimination?

December 13, 2022

By Dr. Sjors Ligthart Introduction De Legé v. the Netherlands revolved around the privilege against self-incrimination. Regardless of the disadvantage suffered by the applicant, the Court considered it necessary to examine the application out of respect for human rights within the meaning of Article 35(3)(b) of the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention). In […]