18 September 2000 Latvia’s justice system has faced a difficult year following controversially low sentences handed down in serious cases and prosecutors’ failure to obtain convictions or even extended detentions in high-profile matters. Prosecutors have also had a hard time securing international co-operation, coming under criticism for lack of vigilance and even bogus prosecution tactics. […]

You have reached a premium content area of Transitions. To read this entire article please login if you are already a Transitions subscriber.

Not a subscriber?

Subscribe today for access to:
Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles).

You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.