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by Mar JIMENO-BULNES - article

After September 11th: The fight against terrorism in national and European law. Substantive and procedural rules: Some examples

The terrorist attacks suffered by the United States of America on 11 September 2001 have caused a considerable increase in legislation at national and European level with the same objective: the fight against terrorism. The special nature of this crime makes judicial cooperation among states indispensable. In this context, both kinds of instruments are contemplated in order to provide the...
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by Katja SUGMAN - article

European Public Prosecutor in the Context of Slovenian Criminal Law

The author analyzes the Green paper, issued by the Commission of the European Communities, and assesses the possible consequences of harmonization for Slovenian criminal law. Harmonization with...
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by Sabine GLESS in Russell A. MILLER and Peer ZUMBANSEN "Annual of German & European Law" - book_chapter

Obtaining evidence abroad: mutual assistance and criminal procedure in EU member states at a crossroad

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by Matjaz JAGER, Petrus C. VAN DUYNE, Klaus VON LAMPE and James L. NEWELL (Eds.) - book

Threats and phantoms of organised crime, corruption and terrorism

In this fourth volume of the European Colloquium Group on Cross-border Crime, expert researchers from Central and Western Europe critically examine these anxieties, the underlying threats and the...
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by Andrea RYAN - article

A cork study on 'domestic' violence: Tentative conclusions from the policing perspective

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that the provisions of the Domestic Violence Act, 1996, which provide for the granting of interim barring orders, are unconstitutional. Given the recent...
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by Manuel CANCIO MELIA - article

Victim behavior and offender liability: A European perspective

In criminal theory the victim usually plays no significant role. Rather, the victim is viewed as a "passive subject" or even as a "material object" of the crime.
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by Steve PEERS - article

Mutual recognition and criminal law in the European Union: Has the Council got it wrong?

In order to address a perceived rise in cross-border crime, the EU has, since the Tampere European Council of 1999, developed a policy designed to enhance the free movement of criminal...
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