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Vladimir Turanský

The ne bis in idem principle enshrined in Article 54 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement (...), does not fall to be applied to a decision by which an authority of a Contracting State, after examining the merits of the case brought before it, makes an order, at a stage before the charging of a person suspected of a crime, suspending the criminal proceedings, where the...
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Bourquain

Prohibition on being tried twice for the same acts also applies to a conviction which could never have been directly enforced. This interpretation intends to ensure that no one is prosecuted...
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People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (OMPI III - CFI)

The Court of First Instance annuls Council Decision 2008/583/EC of 15 July 2008 implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain...
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Artur Leymann and Aleksei Pustovarov

The Court explains the scope of the specialty rule which states that a person surrendered under a European Arrest Warrant for the purpose of prosecution for a criminal offence may be prosecuted...
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Győrgy Katz

The Articles 2 and 3 of Council Framework Decision on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings are to be interpreted as not obliging a national court to permit the victim to be heard as a...
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Yassin Abdullah Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation (Kadi I - ECJ)

The Court annuls the Council Regulation freezing Mr Kadi and Al Barakaat’s funds. Setting aside the judgments of the Court of First Instance, the Court rules that the Community judicature has...
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Santesteban

The Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant does not prevent the application by France of the 1996 convention on extradition. Article 32 of the EAW Framework Decision must be...
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