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  1. Nov. 26, 2019, Events

    La Répub­lique in­jur­iée – Lec­ture on 11 Decem­ber

    Lec­turer: Prof. Dr. Olivier Beaud (Professeur de droit public à l'université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas) | Date, time: 11 December 2019, 6 p.m., c.t. | Ven­ue: Haus zur Lieben Hand, Großer Saal, Löwenstr. 16, Freiburg/Ger­many.

  2. Nov. 26, 2019, In the press

    Sexu­al Of­fenses and Im­mig­ra­tion

    Tatjana Hörnle, professor of criminal law, discusses sexual offenses and immigration in an article for Focus Online (author: Göran Schattauer). Prof. Hörnle argues that current crime statistics should be taken seriously, but at the same time warns against their dramatization.

  3. Nov. 7, 2019, Events

    "The Mech­an­ics of Claims and Per­miss­ible Killing in War"

    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alec D. Walen (Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Professor für Recht, Philosophie und Strafrechtspflege) | Date: 27 November 2019 | Venue: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg/Germany.

  4. Nov. 5, 2019, In the press

    Spy­ing at uni­versit­ies - Re­search res­ults from Baden-Württem­berg in China?

    It is well known that companies can be spied on. Research institutions, on the other hand, are often not aware of this problem. However, universities and research institutes must also be prepared against possible (hacker) attacks, Dr. Michael Kilchling and Susanne Knickmeier from the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law told the "Stuttgarter Nachrichten".

  5. Oct. 21, 2019, Events

    In­ter­na­tio­nal Work­shop on Ef­fec­tiven­ess and Pro­por­tio­na­li­ty

    The In­ter­na­tio­nal Workshop on ‘Effectiveness and Proportionality – Modern Challenges in Security Law and Criminal Justice’ was suc­cess­ful­ly held in Frei­burg/Ger­ma­ny on 17 and 18 October 2019. The workshop was co-organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Otto Hahn Research Programme) and the University of Bergen (Faculty of Law).

  6. Aug. 5, 2019, Events

    7th In­ter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence on Evid­ence Law and Forensic Sci­ence (ICELFS)

    The 7th International Conference on Evidence Law and Forensic Science (ICELFS) has been successfully held in Freiburg, Germany from July 31st to August 2rd. The meeting of the International Association of Evidence Science (IAES), that takes place every two years, was prepared with support from the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (MPICC) and the China University o...

  7. July 17, 2019, In the press

    "Im Na­men des Volkes - Jus­tiz vor dem Kollaps"

    A film by Rita Knobel-Ulrich about the discrepancy between jurisdiction and sense of justice. Among the lawyers interviewed is Prof. Hans-Jörg Albrecht, Head of the Department of Criminology at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law.