du 20 au 24 Juin 2016
This course will introduce legal practitioners to practical aspects of European criminal justice.
- Settled with the Lisbon Treaty – the institutional framework of European criminal justice since 1 December 2014
- Consolidate, codify, complement – guidelines for European criminal law under the current Commission
- The competence and jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union in criminal matters
- Tools for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters
- Instruments for mutual recognition in criminal matters in the EU: the European Arrest Warrant, the European Investigation Order, freezing and confiscation orders, detention measures, etc.
- The role and tasks of Eurojust, the European Judicial Network, and the planned European Public Prosecutor’s Office
- EU legislation regarding serious cross-border crime such as trafficking in human beings, terrorism and cybercrime
- Police cooperation in the EU and the work of Europol
- Procedural safeguards and defence rights: the new Directives on the rights to interpretation and translation, the right to information and access to a lawyer, and the question on legal aid
- Victims’ rights in the EU: the new Directive establishing minimum standards and the European Protection Order
- The new Data Protection Directive regarding criminal proceedings
Visit to the European Court of Justice
Participants in this summer course will also have the opportunity to attend a hearing at the CJEU in Luxembourg.
Who should attend?
Judges, public prosecutors, defence lawyers, police officers and civil servants seeking an introduction to European criminal justice.