International and European Criminal Law
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
Criminal Law; International Law; Constitutional Law. Students should be able to read English, so as to have access to the main bibliographical sources.
Lecturing; seminars; oral presentation of papers by the students and critical assessment by the teacher and the remaining students.
The goals of the unit are: 1) understanding criminal law as a normative reality that goes beyond the traditional status of “state-law”; 2) understanding the history, fundament, function and the main current features of international criminal law, in particular the normative and institutional complex contained in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; 3) understanding the history, fundament, function and the main current features of European criminal law as a special legal branch in the context of the wider political-juridical context of European integration; 4) it is not expected that the students will be able to “demonstrate” anything after the completion of their studies, as the study and the application of the law do not encompass any “demonstrations” whatsoever.
ITerminology:international criminal law, jurisdiction in criminal matters, transnational criminal law, trans state criminal law,European criminal law
IIThe criminal law´beyond´the State
Current instances, with a particular focus on international criminal law and Europ. criminal law
Fundament of(State and trans state)jurisdiction in criminal matters
III Internat. criminal law
Substant. international criminal law:main features
Centralized and de centralized application
Internat. criminal courts and tribunals,with a particular focus on the ICC
IV European criminal law
Particular features of Europ. criminal law and its interaction with the national legal systems
Towards a federal European criminal law?
V International judicial cooperation in criminal matters(IJCCM)
Surrender of individuals to the international criminal tribunals
Surrender of individuals pursuant to the European Arrest Warrant
Anabela Maria Pinto Miranda Rodrigues
Research work: 100.0%
Ambos, Kai, Treatise on International Criminal Law, Vol. I, 2013
Bassiouni, M. Cherif, Introduction to International Criminal Law: Second revised edition, 2013
Caeiro, Pedro, Fundamento, Conteúdo e Limites da Jurisdição Penal do Estado. O Caso Português, Coimbra Ed., 2010
Cassese, Antonio, International Criminal Law, 2nd ed., 2008
Cassese / Gaeta / Jones, The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, 2 vols., 2002
Klip, André, European Criminal Law – An Integrative Approach, 2nd. ed., 2012
Mitsilegas, Valsamis, EU Criminal Law
Rodrigues, Anabela Miranda, O Direito Penal Europeu Emergente, 2008
Satzger, Helmut, International and European Criminal Law, 2012
Werle, Gerhard, Principles of International Criminal Law, 2nd ed., 2009.