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Question 1: Currently (and in any foreseeable expansion of the EU) every country member of the ________ is also member to the Council of Europe, so this stands for EU members as a matter of course.
European UnionEuropean ParliamentGermanyDenmark

Question 2: In ________ and the the new world, until the early 18th century, it was common for the justice system to have suspects tortured to extract confessions from them.
Eastern EuropeBalkansWestern EuropeEurope

Question 3: if he/she has used lethal force in case of valid self-defence exerted against a mentally handicapped attacker with very low ________.
IntelligenceRace and intelligenceIntelligence quotientHealth and intelligence

Question 4: To common law countries with ________, having an investigating magistrate appears to be hopelessly biased, since the judge should remain as impartial as possible.
Inquisitorial systemPleaCriminal procedureAdversarial system

Question 5: Nevertheless, this assertion is iterated verbatim in Article 48 of the ________.
Treaty of LisbonTreaties of the European UnionSchengen AgreementCharter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Question 6: The ________ of the Council of Europe says (art.
European Convention on Human RightsUniversal Declaration of Human RightsConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial DiscriminationInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Question 7: This convention has been adopted by ________ and is binding on all Council of Europe members.
European UnionSwitzerlandTreatyKyoto Protocol

Question 8: An example is the ________, in which the accused were suspended even though they had not been convicted.
2006 Duke University lacrosse caseDurham, North CarolinaResponses to the 2006 Duke University lacrosse caseNorth Carolina

Question 9: A common opinion held in countries based on ________ is that in civil law or inquisitorial justice systems, the accused does not enjoy a presumption of innocence.
LawyerCommon lawReception statuteSharia

Question 10: Article 1: Freedom, Egalitarianism, ________ and Brotherhood
Article 2: Universality of rights
Reproductive rightsHuman rightsDignityNatural and legal rights

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