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ERA: Summer Course on European Criminal Justice


18 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018





Event Description


This course will introduce lawyers to practical aspects of European criminal justice.

Key topics

  • The institutional framework of European criminal justice under the Lisbon Treaty
  • The future relationship between the EU and UK after Brexit: promoting European criminal justice
  • The impact of the EU data protection package 2016 on the daily work of practitioners in the field of criminal justice
  • The future architecture of European criminal justice: roles and tasks of Eurojust, the EJN, Europol, and the forthcoming European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO)
  • EU legislation regarding serious cross-border crime such as trafficking in human beings, migrant smuggling, terrorism and cybercrime
  • The European Investigation Order and its impact on the EU’s legal framework regarding the obtaining of foreign evidence
  • Current issues regarding the European Arrest Warrant (grounds for refusal and non-execution)
  • The new legislative approach to ensure mutual recognition of asset freezing and confiscation



Júlio Barbosa e Silva, Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice, Pombal

Ed Cape, Solicitor, Professor of Criminal Law and Practice, University of the West of England, Bristol

András Csúri, Postdoctoral Fellow, Utrecht University

David J. Dickson, Solicitor Advocate, National Expert on Human Rights, Mutual Recognition and Extradition, Crown Office, EJN Contact Point, Edinburgh

Daniel Drewer, Data Protection Officer, Europol, The Hague

Luca De Matteis, Policy Officer, OLAF, Brussels

Joana Ferreira, Prosecutor, Office of the General Prosecutor, EJN Contact Point, Lisbon

Michaël Fernandez-Bertier*, Attorney-at-law, Allen & Overy LLP, Brussels

Klaus Meyer-Cabri, Vice-President, Eurojust, The Hague

Taru Spronken, Advocate General at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, The Hague

Frank Verbruggen, Associate Professor of Criminal Law, Catholic University of Leuven

Gert Vermeulen, Professor of Criminal Law, Ghent University; Director, Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent

Olaf Weber, Judge, District Court, Saarbrücken


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Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Cecilia Holmsten)

Event number: 318B10



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