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Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law

Welcome to the website of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. Comparative, international, and interdisciplinary research is conducted in the Departments of Criminal Law and Criminology. A third department, the Department of Public Security Law, is currently being set up. The overarching goal of all research conducted at the Institute is to provide national and supranational criminal policy solutions for the fundamental challenges of our time.

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  1. Hörnle, T. (2019). Sexueller Übergriff (§ STGB § 177 Abs. STGB § 177 Absatz 1 StGB) bei aktivem Handeln von Geschädigten? . Neue Zeitschrift Für Strafrecht, 439(8), 433–488.

  2. Ciklauri-Lammich, E. (2019). The Geo-Strategic Importance of the Caucasus and the Radicalization Potential of Different Population Groups in the Region. In M. Engelhart & S. Roksandić Vidlička, Dealing with Terrorism : Empirical and Normative Challenges of Fighting the Islamic State (Vol. S 165, pp. 269–284) Schriftenreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht : Strafrechtliche Forschungsberichte. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

  3. Engelhart, M. (2019). Aiming for a New Architecture of Security Law. In M. Engelhart & S. Roksandić Vidlička, Dealing with Terrorism : Empirical and Normative Challenges of Fighting the Islamic State (Vol. S 165, pp. 287–296) Schriftenreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht : Strafrechtliche Forschungsberichte. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

  4. Serafin, M. (2019). UN-Regulations on Asset Freezing as a Countermeasure against the Financing of ISIS. In M. Engelhart & S. Roksandić Vidlička, Dealing with Terrorism : Empirical and Normative Challenges of Fighting the Islamic State (Vol. S 165, pp. 61–72) Schriftenreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht : Strafrechtliche Forschungsberichte. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

  5. Munivrana, V., & Roksandić Vidlička, S. (2019). Establishing ICC Jurisdiction Over Crimes Committed by ISIL – Did Humanity Fail the Countries of Syria and Iraq? In M. Engelhart & S. Roksandić Vidlička, Dealing with Terrorism : Empirical and Normative Challenges of Fighting the Islamic State (Vol. S 165, pp. 17–34) Schriftenreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht : Strafrechtliche Forschungsberichte. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

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