Shifts in the application of confiscation measures and its effects on the legal position of the convicted person
Author: W.S. de Zanger
University/Institution: Utrecht University / Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology
Short bio: Wouter de Zanger LL.M. started as a PhD Candidate at Utrecht University in November 2012. His research focuses on asset recovery and the execution of confiscation measures ('ontnemingsmaatregelen'). This research is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Wouter is attached to Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law. He is supervised by professor François Kristen and dr. Michiel Luchtman. Prior to starting his PhD research on asset recovery, Wouter has spent six months conducting research into positive obligations imposed by the European Court of Human Rights and their influence on Dutch liability law and criminal law. Besides his PhD research into asset recovery, Wouter is also interested in general aspects of criminal law and the influence of human rights instruments (mainly the ECHR) on national criminal law and criminal procedural law.
Provisional title: Shifts in the application of confiscation measures and its effects on the legal position of the convicted person
Name of supervisor/s: Prof.dr. F.G.H. Kristen, Dr. M.J.J.P. Luchtman
Starting date: 2013-06-01
Excpected end date: 2016-08-30