Strengthening the presumption of innocence in the EU

11-01-2016

Despite the presumption of innocence being guaranteed by international, EU and national laws, there are reports of repeated violations of this principle by EU Member States. The Commission seeks to address this problem with a proposal scheduled to be voted in plenary in January 2016.

Despite the presumption of innocence being guaranteed by international, EU and national laws, there are reports of repeated violations of this principle by EU Member States. The Commission seeks to address this problem with a proposal scheduled to be voted in plenary in January 2016.