Academy of European Law (ERA)

Summer Course on European Criminal Justice


This course will introduce legal practitioners to practical aspects of European criminal justice.

Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Jun. 22-26, 2020
Trier , Germany

  • 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

Judges, public prosecutors, defence lawyers, police officers and civil servants seeking an introduction to European criminal justice.

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