1 Illegally (improperly) obtained evidence has always been at the centre of a heated academic debate both nationally and internationally. A number of so-called hard cases (eg Gäfgen v Germany, 2010) popularized the topic among the general public. There is a variety of controversial scenarios where illegally obtained evidence has come into play. In the Gäfgen case, the crucial problem analysed by the German courts and later by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was whether admitting the evidence obtained by the police through inhuman treatment in a homicide...
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