Summer course on European Criminal Justice

Date: 22 to 26-06-2020

Location: Trier

Languages: English

Fees: € 10.9

Organiser: ERA

Objective This course will introduce legal practitioners to practical aspects of European criminal justice. Key topics The institutional framework of European criminal justice Brexit and cross-border cooperation in criminal matters: state of play Cooperation with Eurojust, the European Judicial Network, Europol, and the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) The forthcoming European Production and Preservation Orders as well as the European Investigation Order and their impact on the obtaining of foreign (e-)evidence The rights to interpretation and translation, information, access to a lawyer, legal aid and procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal proceedings Measures relating to pre-trial detention, custodial sentences, supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions The jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in criminal matters EU legislation regarding serious cross-border crime such as trafficking in human beings, migrant smuggling, terrorism, money laundering and cybercrime Freezing and confiscation of proceeds of crime Data protection in criminal procedures Minimum standards for victims and the European Protection Order Visit to the European Court of Justice Participants in this summer course will also have the opportunity to attend a hearing at the CJEU in Luxembourg. Who should attend? Judges, public prosecutors, defence lawyers, police officers and civil servants seeking an introduction to European criminal justice.