PhD Database

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 information was identified as one of the best ways to prevent and investigate such crimes. However, up until now ASEAN has failed to implement any binding mechanism of cooperation. In this context,...
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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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Sarah Tas

Europol's exchange of personal data: beyond supervision?

‘Who polices the police?’ It is the simple question the research intends to answer. The European Police Office (Europol) is the organ competent for police cooperation within the EU and as such...
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Charlotte Saumagne

Gestion des biens criminels au sein de l'Union européenne

« La justice n’est véritablement rendue que lorsque les décisions judiciaires sont exécutées ». En conséquence de quoi la peine de confiscation ne sera effective que lorsque l'Etat sera...
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Deborah Nidel

Joint Investigation Teams: Effective Institutions for Cross-border Law Enforcement?

The project aims to research the relationship between joint investigation teams (JITs) and human rights protection through an institutional lens. The main research aims are exploratory...
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Moritz Klein

Restrictions on criminal appeal in the EU and the US

In recent years, there has been a growing tendency in many legal systems including the US and several jurisdictions in Europe to limit, directly or indirectly, the possibilities of appeal. In...
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W.S. de Zanger

Shifts in the application of confiscation measures and its effects on the legal position of the convicted person

Due to a change in legislation, the financial capacity of convicted persons mainly plays a role in the execution phase of confiscation measures. This can result in a less accurate determination of...
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