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The right to silence: in constitutional limbo


It has been held that the right of silence is implicit in the right to a fair trial expressed in the European Convention on Human Rights. Dr John Breslin (Barrister; Lecture in Law, University College, Dublin) reviews Irish authority to see how the privilege against self-incrimination operates within a constitutional framework. Article published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

Breslin, John (1998) The right to silence: in constitutional limbo. Amicus Curiae, 1998 (8). pp. 7-9.


Item Type:Article
Subjects:Law
Keywords:Silence (Law), Constitutional law, Ireland
Divisions:Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections:Amicus Curiae
Deposited By:Peter Webster
Date Deposited:23 Mar 2012 16:12
Last Modified:23 Mar 2012 16:22
ItemID:3574
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