Juicios rapidos (fast trials) are proceedings that seek to accelerate the judicial process and work of the courts in certain types of criminal proceedings, in certain specific circumstances. A fast trial (JUICIO RAPIDO) can be completed in only a few hours in special courts known as ‘Juzgados de Guardia’ (Police Courts), which are a form of […]
The criminal law in Spain is codified and although the new Spanish criminal code that entered into force on July 1st 2015 dedicates most of its new Articles to internal issues, such as illegal financing of political parties, criminal actions during strikes and demonstrations, or the imposition of life sentences for very serious crimes or […]
Punishments available to the Courts Article 379.2 of the Spanish Criminal Code states that anyone who drives a motor vehicle under the influence of toxic drugs, narcotics, psychotropic substances or alcoholic drinks shall be punished with a sentence of imprisonment for a period of between three to six months or with a fine for six […]
Following fundamental reforms carried out in 2010 and 2015, the Spanish Penal Code now attaches criminal liability to companies and other ‘legal persons’ for certain crimes committed either by it’s representatives or it’s employees. By this it is meant that, in such cases the company can be investigated , subject to precautionary measures (such as […]
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