Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law

WE HAVE A NEW NAME. Following the appointment of a new board of directors, the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law has repositioned itself in the research landscape, a development reflected in its new name. As of March 2020, we will be known as the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law. The research conducted in our three departments – Criminology, Public Law, and Criminal Law – is comparative, international, and interdisciplinary. The overarching goal of research conducted at the Institute is to provide national and supranational criminal policy solutions for the fundamental challenges of our time. For further information on the reorientation, click here.


Recent publications

  1. Stephenson, R. (2020). Durie v Gardiner: Public Libel Law and Stare Non Decisis. Modern Law Review, 1–15.

  2. Meenaghan, A., Nee, C., Van Gelder, J.-L., Vernham, Z., & Otte, M. (2020). Expertise, Emotion and Specialization in the Development of Persistent Burglary . The British Journal of Criminology. doi:10.1093/bjc/azz078

  3. Hörnle, T. (2020, February 20). Julian Assange ist ein wenig glaubwürdiges Opfer einer grossen Verschwörung. Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

  4. Cornet, L. J. M., & Van Gelder, J.-L. (2020). Virtual reality : a use case for criminal justice practice. Psychology, Crime & Law. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2019.1708357

  5. Janssen, H. J., Oberwittler, D., & Koeber, G. (2020). Victimization and Its Consequences for Well-Being : A Between- and Within-Person Analysis. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. doi:10.1007/s10940-019-09445-6

  6. Bampasika, E.-V. (2020). Report on the International Workshop on Effectiveness and Proportionality – Modern Challenges in Security Law and Criminal Justice : (17–18 October 2019, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany). European Criminal Law Review, 10(1), 127–134. doi:10.5771/2193-5505-2020-1-127

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