Patrick Joseph Siegle, Maître en Droit, LL.M.

Criminal Law
Independent Research Group Criminal Law Theory
+49 761 7081-272

Main Focus

  • International criminal law theory
  • European and transnational criminal law
  • Individual rights and entitlements in criminal law
  • Relational theories of criminal law

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2023: Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law (Independent Research Group “Criminal Law Theory”)
  • 2023: Second German State Exam (Law), Bavaria
  • 2022: Elected Associate of King’s College London
  • 2021–2023: Legal Clerkship (Bavaria) with positions in Munich, Paris, and Freiburg i. Br.
  • 2021: LL.M. (Transnational Law), King’s College London
  • 2020: Maîtrise en Droit (Mention Droit International), Paris-Panthéon-Assas University
  • 2020: First German State Exam (Law), LMU Munich / Bavaria
  • 2018-2022: Student Assistant, then Research Assistant at the Chair of German, European and International Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure as well as Business Criminal Law, Prof. Dr. Helmut Satzger, at LMU Munich
  • 2017–2018: Tutor at Paris-Panthéon-Assas University
  • 2017: Licence en Droit, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University
  • 2014–2021: Study of law at LMU Munich, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University, and King’s College London with funding from the Franco-German University / BNP Paribas and the European Law School of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Anti-Impunity: Do Human Rights Give the Victim a Right to Punishment?

The project examines the human rights guarantees of the European Convention on Human Rights, the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights, and the fundamental rights of the German Grundgesetz as shaped by the respective case law to determine the extent to which they grant victims of crime… more

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