Highlights

Handbook on European law relating to access to justice
Type:
Handbook / Guide / Manual
Publication date:
22 June 2016

Handbook on European law relating to access to justice

Access to justice is an important element of the rule of law. It enables individuals to protect themselves against infringements of their rights, to remedy civil wrongs, to hold executive power accountable and to defend themselves in criminal proceedings. This handbook summarises the key European legal principles in the area of access to justice, focusing on civil and criminal law.

Protecting migrant workers from exploitation in the EU: workers’ perspectives
Type:
Report / Paper / Summary
Publication date:
25 June 2019

Protecting migrant workers from exploitation in the EU: workers’ perspectives

This report is the EU Fundamental Rights Agency’s fourth on the topic of severe labour exploitation. Based on interviews with 237 exploited workers, it paints a bleak picture of severe exploitation and abuse. The workers include both people who came to the EU, and EU nationals who moved to another EU country. They were active in diverse sectors, and their legal status also varied.

FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty video statement to Access to Justice Conference, 16 July 2020
Type:
video
Publication date:
16 July 2020

FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty video statement to Access to Justice Conference, 16 July 2020

What are the next steps in the digitalisation of justice and of access to justice? This impulse video statement by FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty was recorded for the online conference “Access to Justice in the Digital Age”. The conference takes place on 16 July and is organised by the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection during the German Council Presidency.

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