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Because of human rights, states can’t use ‘deep interrogation’ techniques, the presumption of innocence must be upheld and everyone must have access to justice, including legal aid in some cases.

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Prisoners must be able to contact their solicitors

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A prisoner was stopped from writing a letter to his solicitor. He wanted to make make a libel claim against a prison guard. He won his case. Not being allowed to contact a solicitor was a violation of the right to fair trial.

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