Developments and Trends in Criminal Law

Start Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012
End Date: Saturday, March 03, 2012
Category: Criminal Law Criminal Law National Law
Venue: Trier
Country: Germany
Leading organisation: Deutsche Richterakademie
Cooperative Partner:
Language(s): German
Training level:
Target audience:
Participants(EJTN): 5
Contact: Wiebke Dettmers
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +49 30 18580 6971

Course Description

The conference is targeted at criminal court judges and public prosecutors.
Particularly the following topic complexes shall be treated in lectures, discussions and panel discussions:

  • The basics of criminal law as a reflection of the relationship between law and society
  • New developments in criminal law under the political aspects of legislation, as well as under the aspects encountered in daily practice
  • European references regarding criminal law
  • Questions regarding modern criminal law dogmatics and the determination and passing of punishment verdicts / sentencing
  • Developments in juvenile criminal law
  • Responses of criminal law to new forms of criminal behavior
  • Telecommunications in the preliminary proceedings / investigations