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22 June 2020 – 26 June 2020 | Trier
Summer Course on European Criminal Justice

  • 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



e-Learning course
Fighting Child Pornography Online: 10 Key Questions
Alisdair Gillespie

  European and international legal instruments to fight child pornography online
  Definitions, type and nature of material, “grooming”, blocking, filtering and virtual child pornography

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May 2017

Cyber Risks in Financial Institutions: Lessons learned in responding to them
Liviu Chirita

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May 2017

Approaches to Prepare Proactively for Cybercrime Incidents
Dave O'Reilly

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September 2013

Cyber Menaces and Different Types of Cybercrime Offences
Cormac Callanan

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September 2013

Cloud Computing: Implications for the Criminal Justice System
Dr Ian Walden

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