Department of Criminal Law

Completed Projects

Constructing and Maintaining the Boundaries of Corruption

This international criminal law project examines the relationship between transnational anti-corruption standards and domestic criminal law and procedure. During the past three decades, a number of multilateral anti-corruption agreements have been negotiated by international organizations, including… more

Examining Prospective Jurors

The Sensitivities of Probing for Racial Bias more

Doing Jury Work

Proving Impartiality in State of Minnesota v. Derek Chauvin more

Sexual Assault Law: Law Reform in a Comparative Perspective

Traditional criminal laws defined sexual assault as a crime that required violence or threats of violence. Paradigms have shifted: present-day law reforms in various countries focus on lack of consent. There are, however, different approaches regarding how to transform this notion into offense… more

Surrogacy – Interdisciplinary Analysis and International Perspective

Surrogacy is an internationally controversial method of medically-assisted re­production. Legislation in Germany pro­scribes medical assistance in impreg­nating a surrogate and forbids acting as an agent between intended par­ents and surrogates. As a result, the practice of surrogacy is de facto… more

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