ECLAN is a network of researchers and academics engaging in EU criminal law across 32 countries.  It aims at developing academic research and training in the field of EU criminal law by facilitating collaborations and synergies between universities and research centres.  ECLAN organises conferences and edits publications, hosts a summer school and a PhD seminar dedicated to the EU area of criminal justice, and publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to recent developments in the field.

Recent Developments

Agreement on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal proceedings

On 27 November 2013, the European Commission submitted to the European Parliament and the Council a proposal for a Directive on procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal p...
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Recent News & Events

Special edition on privacy and surveillance (Open Democracy) - Criminal Justice Centre of Queen Mary University

The Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University London has just edited a special edition on privacy and surveillance on the Open Democracy website.  The first contribution  by Valsam...
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Recent Publications

The proceduralisation of data protection remedies under EU data protection law: towards a more effective and data subject-oriented remedial system?

The right to remedy breaches of data protection is laid down in both Directive 95/46/EC (Art. 22) and the Council of Europe Data Protection Convention no. 108 (Art. 8 (d)). Although data protection...
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