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by Valsamis MITSILEGAS - book

Money Laundering Counter-Measures in the European Union: A New Paradigm of Security Governance versus Fundamental Legal Principles

The past fifteen years witnessed the emergence globally of a plethora of legislative measures aimed at countering money laundering. These developments have been inextricably linked with the growing international focus on newly perceived and/or prioritised global security threats such as organised crime and terrorism ¿ with money laundering counter-measures deemed essential to counter these...
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by Stefano MANACORDA - article

Restraints on death penalty in Europe: A circular process

That the European area is a zone free of capital punishment is the result of a complex process of restraints that has evolved over the last 50 years. Domestic, regional and universal international...
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by Valsamis MITSILEGAS in Margaret BEARE (Ed.), "Critical Reflections on Transnational Organized Crime, Money Laundering and Corruption" - article

From National to Global, from Empirical to Legal: The Ambivalent Concept of Transnational Organised Crime

The past decade has witnessed the domination of law enforcement, legal and policy discourses worldwide by the concept of transnational organised crime. Its prioritization has led to the adoption...
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by Giovanni GRASSO - article

Prospects and Limits of a European System of Criminal Justice

A number of factors have put European Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) issues and especially the prospects and limits of a common European criminal justice system at the centre of the European...
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by Valsamis MITSILEGAS, Jörg MONAR and Wyn REES - book

The European Union and Internal Security - Guardian of the People?

The subject of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) within the European Union only developed during the early 1990s and has consequently been a relatively neglected area of study. This however is no...
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by Anabela Miranda RODRIGUES - article

Criminal policy: new challenges, old ways

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by Steve PEERS - article

The European Union and substantive criminal law: Reinventing the wheel?

In recent years the European Union (EU) has played an increasing role in criminal law. A number of obligations for EU Member States have been agreed in various forms, ranging from substantive law...
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