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Legal experts discuss improvements to pre-trial detention

The Agency shared findings from its reports on criminal justice with Fair Trials International’s Legal Expert Advisory Panel that met in Athens from 3 to 4 March in Athens.

The meeting explored how pre-trial detention can be improved, including greater use of alternatives. The panel consists of a large number of practising lawyers, but also academics and civil society representatives. Representatives from European courts and other institutions also participated to explore problems and possible solutions with practitioners.