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Shirking responsibility towards the CEAS? EU hotspots, relocation and absconded migrants in Italy

Shirking responsibility towards the CEAS? EU hotspots, relocation and absconded migrants in Italy

by Giaccomo Orsini and Christof Roos

In this contribution, Giaccomo Orsini and Christof Roos (IES, VUB) assess the Italian implementation of EU policy and interaction with EU agencies in dealing with irregular migration.

Biometric travel documents: Integrated Border Management and training for border officials

Biometric travel documents: Integrated Border Management and training for border officials

By Borut Erzen

Borut Erzen (ICMPD) makes in this contribution an anaylisis of the questions and challenges that the introduction of biometrics in travel documents have raised by looking at it from various perspectives.

Now or Never: the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and Enhanced Cooperation

Now or Never: the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and Enhanced Cooperation

by Fabio Giuffrida

In this blog contribution, Fabio Giuffrida (QMUL) provides an analysis of the negotiations on the establishment of the controversial European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), which will be competent to investigate and prosecute crimes affecting the financial interests of the EU.

Funding the EU External Migration Policy

Funding the EU External Migration Policy

By Leonhard den Hertog

Dr. Leonhard den Hertog (CEPS) examines the role of funding in the EU’s external policies on migration, borders and asylum. Academic analysis has looked extensively into the political and legal resources of the EU in this area, but surprisingly little attention has been paid to the role of funding in the governance of this cooperation with third countries. 

The Challenge of EU Border Controls on Persons

The Challenge of EU Border Controls on Persons

by Elspeth Guild

Prof. Elspeth Guild (CEPS and Queen Mary University of London) analyses in this Blog the concrete purpose of border controls. Before a state can design an appropriate system of border controls on the movement of persons, there needs to be a consensus on what the purpose of those controls is.

CEPS blog post on the benefits of the EU from a criminal law perspective

The benefits of the EU from a criminal law perspective

by Petra Bárd

Let’s turn the table and ask “what if”: what if the EU or the Schengen system ceased to exist, the latter was long-term suspended, or a Member State seceded? What would be the consequences from a criminal justice perspective?

National Security and Secret Evidence in Legislation and Before the Courts: Exploring the Challenges

National Security and Secret Evidence in Legislation and Before the Courts: Exploring the Challenges

Didier Bigo, Sergio Carrera, Nicholas Hernanz and Amandine Scherrer

 

And no one goes to jail: Liberty & Ors v GCHQ

And no one goes to jail:

Liberty & Ors v GCHQ; Privacy International v FCO Investigatory Powers Tribunal. (IPT) Decision 5 December 2014

Elspeth Guild

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