Reasonable time of a trial and the conception of judicial time management

Тетяна Андріївна Цувіна

Abstract


The paper addresses a reasonable time of a trial as an element of art. 6 (1) of European Convention on Human Rights within the conception of judicial time management. The author analyses specific features of the judicial time management according to the studies of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ).


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reasonable time of a trial; right to a fair trial; judicial time management; optimum timeframe; foreseeable timeframe.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21564/2414-990x.132.59347

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