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. Moura de Souza, C. (2019). Youth and Violence in Brazil: Exploring Youths’ Narratives about Street Violence related to Drug and Social Order in Brazil’s most Violent City (PhD Thesis). Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg i. Br.

  2. Hörnle, T. (2019). Rezension zu: Mike Ulbricht, Volksverhetzung und das Prinzip der Meinungsfreiheit. Strafrechtliche und verfassungsrechtliche Untersuchung des § 130 Abs. 4 StGB, Heidelberg: C.F. Müller 2017. Goltdammer’s Archiv für Strafrecht.

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