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Legal Representation

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Many of the basic issues pertaining to the role of legal representation in international human rights fact-finding are illustrated by a small episode tucked away in the voluminous Report of the European Commission of human rights in Ireland against United Kingdom. Ireland against United Kingdom provides the backdrop for the analysis: The analysis is in two sections. In the first an examination is made of all the significant examples of international "practice" in "accusation" or "violation" settings. In the second section some general trends and conclusions will be discussed. The documentary references to legal representation are most common and the role granted to counsel is typically broadest in the case of procedures for dealing with State against State complaints. Fact-finding in the field of human rights takes place in various contexts and according to different methods, and the need for flexibility is often predominant.

Keywords: international human rights fact-finding; Ireland against United Kingdom; legal counsel; legal representation

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