PhD Database

Maxime Lassalle

Access to bank data in criminal investigations

There is a clear opposition between the clear regulation of procedures of cooperation in criminal matters as far as bank data are concerned, and the national procedures of access to the same data. In national procedures, this absence of clear regulation puts the respects of the right to privacy at risk, particularly because the interference in this rights in not "in accordance with the...
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Inés Armada

Admissibility of cross-border evidence

This thesis addresses the issue of cross-border evidence from the point of view of its admissibility before national courts. Differences between Member States' legal regimes governing...
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Michaël Fernandez-Bertier

Critical and Comparative Analysis of the Emergence of Criminal Policies Focused on Property. Targeting Assets to Circumvent Evidence-Gathering Difficulties?

For the past forty years, new criminal policies focused on property have emerged and considerably expanded on a global scale. The will of political and legislative bodies that 'crime does not pay'...
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Auke Willems

Demystifying the trust problem in EU criminal law: enhancing mutual trust by harmonising criminal procedural rights?

Auke's research project deals with the issue of mutual trust in EU criminal law. It is particularly examining the exact role and function of a concept of trust in criminal justice cooperation...
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Bart Keupink

Duties of care and the actus reus in substantive criminal law

In the past couple of decades, an extending development seems to take place in Dutch criminal law. Within this expansion, all sorts of duties of care are on the rise. Duty of care provisions – in...
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Céline C. Cocq

Enhancing the effectiveness of intelligence and information sharing in ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) to fight serious transnational crime: towards a “broader” regional security framework?

After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the international community clearly highlighted the need to prevent serious transnational crime, including terrorism. In this respect, sharing intelligence and...
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Joske Graat

EU citizenship in the EU criminal justice area

This PhD project addresses the relation between EU citizenship and the principle of mutual recognition in criminal matters. It seeks to explore if and how EU citizens are currently protected...
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