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12/09/23

I have to go to jail. Now what?

Since 1 September 2023, all prison sentences between 6 months and 2 years will be executed. What exactly does that mean, we'll explain.
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13/07/23

Board of public prosecutors confirms: police may not ask you on the phone to participate in a lie detector test

Some time ago, we were told that the police apparently also ask suspects by phone to participate in a lie detector test. We as Advocaat.be immediately reacted critically to this. Even the response from the Board of Procurators General is now clear: it cannot be done over the phone.

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12/05/23

Phone from police for lie detector test? Need to know

"Are you willing to take a polygraph test? Can and should that be done just like that? And what does it mean?

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20/04/23

You can now obtain a decision of the justice of the peace in your case yourself via the internet

From now on, citizens can use Just-on-web to search whether a justice of the peace has already ruled on your case. We briefly explain how you can do that.

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7/01/23

Don't shoot the terror suspects' lawyers, they are just doing their job too!

On social media and in a certain press, the lawyers of the accused at the terrorism trial are getting the brunt of the blame. And yet they are just doing their job.

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9/12/22

Is the fuss surrounding the situation of the defendants in the terror trial justified?

Even before the largest assize trial that has ever taken place in Belgium has kicked off substantively, the defence has several times drawn the card of the degrading treatment of their clients. First there was the saga surrounding the accused boxes, now there is criticism of the detention conditions and the way the terror suspects are transferred from their prison to the location where the trial is taking place.

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