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  1. 30 March 2020, In the press

    New Faces, new Top­ics

    The Badische Zeitung reports on new faces, contemporary research projects, and practical challenges at the newly-reorganized Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law.

  2. 23 March 2020, In the press

    Corona Pan­dem­ic – Grow­ing In­terest in Loc­a­tion Data

    In the wake of the Corona pandemic, interest in location data for the purpose of tracking the movement of infected persons is growing in Germany and elsewhere. Possible scenarios include the development of an app – currently in progress at the Robert Koch Institute, according to media reports – and access to the data of large operating system providers, as is currently planned in the USA. Alongsi…

  3. 16 March 2020, People in the news

    In­sti­tute cur­rently closed

    The Institute is currently closed to external visitors. The library is also closed for daily visitors. Thank you for your understanding.

  4. 9 March 2020, In the press

    “No means No”

    Tatjana Hörnle, professor of criminal law and director at the MPI-CSL, discusses in an interview with the Spanish newspaper El País why Germany reformed its sexual offense laws and what differentiates the German concept of “No means No” from the Spanish concept “sí es sí.”

  5. 4 March 2020, Research news

    New Areas of In­terest, New Name

    Following the appointment of three new directors, the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg is repositioning itself in the research landscape, a development reflected in its new name. From now on, this scientific institution will be known as the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law. Photo f.l.t.r.: Ralf Poscher | Tatjana Hörnle | Jea…

  6. 15 January 2020, People in the news

    Tat­jana Hörnle ap­poin­ted Hon­or­ary Pro­fess­or at the Hum­boldt Uni­versity of Ber­lin

    Prof. Tatjana Hörnle, director at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, has been appointed as an honorary professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Tatjana Hörnle was a full professor at the University’s Faculty of Law until 2019 before taking up her current position in Freiburg. She will continue to teach at the Humboldt University. In particular…

  7. 26 November 2019, In the press

    Sexu­al Of­fenses and Im­mig­ra­tion

    Tatjana Hörnle, professor of criminal law, discusses sexual offenses and immigration in an article for Focus Online (author: Göran Schattauer). Prof. Hörnle argues that current crime statistics should be taken seriously, but at the same time warns against their dramatization.

  8. 7 November 2019, Events

    The Mech­an­ics of Claims and Per­miss­ible Killing in War

    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alec D. Walen (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Professor für Recht, Philosophie und Strafrechtspflege) | Date: 27 November 2019 | Venue: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg/Germany.