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LUISS Guido Carli

European criminal law

Programma

DocenteMaurizio Bellacosa
Codice CorsoM027
Settore scientifico disciplinare (SSD)IUS/17
Anno di corso4
SemestreII Semestre
Lingua dell'insegnamentoInglese
Numero totale di crediti6
Carico di lavoro globale126
Ore didattica frontale36
Contenuti del corsoThe study of the sources of European criminal law; of the influence of European law on national criminal law; of the judiciary cooperation on criminal matters, of the European Convention on Human Rights and of the main crimes regulated also at European level
Testi di riferimentoSatzger H., International and European Criminal Law, Hart Publishing (UK), 2012, pages 43 to 179
Obiettivi formativiThe knowledge of the basic principles of European criminal law, with particular reference to the European Union authority in criminal law matters, to the influence of the European sources in the Criminal law systems of each State, the role of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and an overview of the main crimes, regulated also at European level
PrerequisitiThe study of criminal law, part 1 and 2
Metodi didatticioral lessons
Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimentooral exam
Criteri per l'assegnazione dell'elaborato finalenone
Programma esteso e materiale didattico di riferimento
Settimana 1GENERAL PART (European Criminal Law)

Basic Principles and Issues of European Criminal Law
Meaning of the Term “European Criminal Law”
The Influence of European Law on Criminal Law
History of Primary Law Influence on Criminal Law
European Law-Making versus Harmonisation of Laws
Supranational Criminal Law
Existing Sanctions at Union Level
The Different Types of European Sanctions
Classification as Criminal Law in a Broader Sense
Settimana 2GENERAL PART (European Criminal Law)

European Criminal Law; Terminology
First Instances of a European Criminal Law de lege lata?
European Competence Provisions for Adopting Criminal Law
Future Projects concerning “European Criminal Law”
Corpus Juris of criminal provisions for the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities (Corpus Juris 2000)
Commission Green Paper on criminal-law protection of the financial interests of the Community and the establishment of a European Prosecutor
The Influence of European Law on Domestic Substantive Criminal Law
Criminal Law under the Influence of European Union Law
Particularities of Criminal Law
Settimana 3GENERAL PART (European Criminal Law)

Primary Law as a Restriction on National Criminal Law
European Law Serving as Upper Limit for National Criminal Law
Minimum Requirements for Criminal Law set by European Law
Restrictions on National Criminal Law Resulting from Secondary Law – in Particular Directives (art. 83 TFEU)
Overview
Combating Crime with a Cross-Border Dimension (art. 83 (1) TFEU)
Annex Competence (Art. 83 (2) TFEU)
“Annex character” of the competence provision
Legal situation prior to the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon
The prerequisites of art. 83 (2) TFEU
Settimana 4GENERAL PART (European Criminal Law)

Competence for Minimum Harmonisation
The “Emergency Brake” (Art. 83 (3) TFEU)
General idea and procedure
Fundamental aspects of the Criminal Justice System
Other Approximation Competences
Competence provisions
A Concept for a European Criminal Policy
Settimana 5GENERAL PART (European Criminal Law)

References to European Law in Domestic Criminal Law Provisions
Rules in directives
Rules in regulations
Problems Arising from the Use of Blanket Criminal Laws Referring to EU Regulations
Effect of blanket references and issues concerning their interpretation
Blanket laws and the lex certa requirement
The Influence of European Law on the Interpretation and Application of Domestic Substantive Criminal Law
Neutralising Effect on Domestic Law
Interpretation in the Light of European Law
Relevance of Framework Decisions
Settimana 6GENERAL PART (Criminal Law Enforcement in Europe)

Institutions of Law Enforcement Within the EU
Europol
Eurojust
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
The Project of a European Public Prosecutor’s Office
The Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters on the Basis of the Principle of Mutual Recognition
The Principle and Legislative Acts on the Basis of the Principle of Mutual Recognition (The European arrest warrant, the Framework Decision; mutual judicial assistance concerning evidence; the European evidence; enforcement of penalties
The Codification of the Principle of Mutual Recognition in Art. 82 TFEU
Ne bis in idem
Merely Internal Effect of “ne bis in idem” as the General Rule
Sanctions in Multiple Member States Based on the Same Facts
Settimana 7GENERAL PART (The European Convention on Human Rights)

Council of Europe
The International Organisation
The Council of Europe’s Role in Criminal Law
European Convention on Human Rights
The ECHR in Different Legal Systems
Significance of the Convention for EU Law
The Interpretation of the ECHR
Guarantees Relating to Criminal Law
Overview
Testing ECHR Rights related to Criminal Law
Settimana 8SPECIAL PART (The European Convention on Human Rights)

Right to Life – art. 2 ECHR
Prohibition of Torture (and degrading punishment) – art. 3 ECHR
Right to Liberty – art. 5 ECHR
Settimana 9SPECIAL PART (The European Convention on Human Rights)

Right to a Fair Trial – arts 6 (1) and (5) ECHR
Presumption of Innocence – art. 6 (2) ECHR
No Punishment without Law – art. 7 ECHR
Settimana 10SPECIAL PART (The European Convention on Human Rights)

Right to Respect for Private and Family Life – art. 8 ECHR
Right to Appeal in Criminal Matters – art. 2 (1) Additional Protocol No. 7
Procedural Law and Organs of the ECHR
Settimana 11SPECIAL PART (Eurocrimes)

Crimes against the Integrity of the Public Administration (Corruption)
Crimes against the Financial Interest of the Union
Crimes against Fair Competition and the Integrity of Financial Sectors
Settimana 12SPECIAL PART (Eurocrimes)

Crimes against the Fair Administration of Justice
Crimes against Public Health
Crimes against Environment