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HHC challenges the “three strikes” rule

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Váltás magyarra

The Hungarian “three strikes” rule excludes the individualization of the sanctions by making it mandatory for the courts to sentence suspects to life imprisonment if certain conditions are met. The HHC claims in its motion submitted to the Constitutional Court that the rule infringes the constitutional principle that criminal sanctions shall be individualized in accordance with the specific circumstances of the case and the perpetrator, because this is the only way in which the requirement of the sanction’s proportionality can be guaranteed.

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Hungarian Helsinki Committee