The right to a fair trial: conceptual rethinking in an era of quarantine restrictions

Keywords: court, justice, the right to a fair trial, guarantees of human rights, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

Abstract

One of the most important places among the universally recognized rights is the right to a fair trial. The essence of this right is that any violated right can be restored through a particular procedure. In the absence of an effective method for the protection of rights and interests, the rights and freedoms recognized and enshrined in law are only declarative provisions. Given the significant role of the right to a fair trial and changes in its provision under quarantine restrictions, it is necessary to analyze the content of this right, highlight principal requirements and problematic aspects of implementation given the current conditions of social relations. The purpose of the work is to analyze the content of the right to a fair trial. The subject of the study is the social relations that arise, change, and terminate during the exercise of the right to a fair trial. The research methodology includes such methods as a statistical-mathematical method, method of social-legal experiment, cybernetic method, comparative-legal method, formal-legal method, logical-legal method, and method of alternatives. The study will analyze the content of the right to a fair trial as international law and national law, its impact and interaction with the national legal system of Ukraine, which includes theoretical, applied, and common law aspects and conceptual rethinking in an era of quarantine restrictions.

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Author Biographies

Boris Perezhniak, National Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Ukraine.

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor of Constitutional Law Department of National University "Odesa Law Academy", Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Ukraine.

Dariia Balobanova, National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Ph. D., Associate Professor of Department of Criminal Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Liliia Timofieieva, National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Ph. D., Associate Professor of Department of Criminal Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Olena Tavlui, National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Ph. D., Associate Professor of Department of Criminal Law of National University «Odesa Law Academy», Ukraine.

Yuliia Poliuk, National University «Odesa Law Academy» Ukraine.

Ph. D. in Law, Associate Professor of Department of Civil Procedure of National University «Odesa Law Academy» Ukraine.

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Published
2021-04-12
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Perezhniak, B., Balobanova, D., Timofieieva, L., Tavlui, O., & Poliuk, Y. (2021). The right to a fair trial: conceptual rethinking in an era of quarantine restrictions. Amazonia Investiga, 10(38), 168-177. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.38.02.16
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