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EU rights of the defence (CJEU, 550/07)
It must be recalled that in all proceedings in which sanctions, especially fines or penalty payments, may be imposed observance of the rights of the defence is a fundamental principle...


Defense attorneys and rule of law (ECtHR, Elci vs Turkey, 2004)

The freedom of lawyers to practise their profession without undue hindrance is an essential component of a democratic society and a necessary prerequisite for the effective enforcement of the provisions of the Convention, in particular the guarantees of fair trial and the right to personal security. 

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.. how can a criminal defense attorney defend criminals?

A criminal defense lawyer does not defend the crime or the criminal, but the rights of the accused, and so evereyone's.