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The Totalitarian Temptation Deliver Us from Evil

Authors: S. Crosby


The New Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. A First Analysis

Authors: P. De Hert, V. Papakonstantinou


The European Court of Justice: A “Quasi-Constitutional Court” in Criminal Matters? The Taricco Judgment and Its Shortcomings

Authors: E. Billis

Abstract: A main task of the CJEU is to ensure the uniform interpretation and effective application of EU legislation. In the case Taricco and Others, the Court provides for the strengthening of the protection of the financial interests of the EU by emphasis...


Variable Vulnerabilities? Comparing the Rights of Adult Vulnerable Suspects and Vulnerable Victims under EU Law

Authors: S. Van Der Aa

Abstract: EU instruments regulating the rights of adult vulnerable victims and vulnerable suspects differ in their conceptualisation of ‘vulnerability’. The Victim Directive mainly focuses on persons who are vulnerable to secondary victimisation due to exter...


The Concept of Criminal Law in the Opinions of the Advocates General: Justification of Punitive Powers and Human Rights

Authors: A. Rosanò

Abstract: The article deals with the definition of criminal law as developed over the last twenty years in the Opinions presented by Advocates General before the European Court of Justice. Two notions will be identified here. The first is linked to national ...


Victims with Intellectual Disabilities through the Spanish Criminal Justice System

Authors: J. Cendra López, M. Recio Zapata, A. Martorell Cafranga

Abstract: This research is the result of analysing twenty-nine cases of persons with intellectual disabilities who were victims of some type of mistreatment or abuse and who, after filing a complaint, were processed through the criminal justice system – not ...


The Limitation Period of Crimes: Same Old Italian Story, New Intriguing European Answers – Case Note on C-105/14, Taricco

Authors: F. Giuffrida

Abstract: Following a request for a preliminary ruling from an Italian judge, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a groundbreaking decision in the Taricco case (C-105/14). In this judgment, the Court states that domestic judges are entitled, or...


Exchanging Information on Road Traffic Offences: A Measure of Police Cooperation or Transport Policy? – Case Note on C-43/12 Commission v Parliament and Council

Authors: N. Vavoula

Abstract: The present case note examines the judgment of the CJEU concerning the legal basis of an EU instrument establishing an information exchange system for road-traffic offences (C-43/12 Commission v Parliament and Council). The case arose from the inte...