Letter to LIBE Committee members on Right to access to a lawyer

30/11/2012 – Ahead of the discussion in LIBE on the state of negotiations on the proposed Directive on the right of access to a lawyer and the right to communicate upon arrest (the Directive), Amnesty International is calling on the European Parliament to pursue its efforts to ensure that the legislative process is conducted scrupulously and that it defends the positions it expressed in the orientation vote (OV) in July.