07 to 08 December 2023 Online

Criminal Law and Human Rights: Recent ECtHR Case Law

Published 5 months ago


This online seminar will provide legal practitioners with a detailed update on the case law provided by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with relevance for criminal law and criminal procedure. It will focus primarily, but not exclusively, on developments in 2022 and 2023. 
Participants will have the opportunity to discuss important cases such as De Lége v. the Netherlands on the privilege against self-incrimination, Kupinskyy v. Ukraine regarding the prohibition of imposing of a heavier penalty, or extradition cases concerning the U.S. and China.

Key topics

  • ECtHR case law on cross-border criminal matters
  • Ineffective investigations
  • Prison conditions and criminal sanctions
  • Extradition in recent ECtHR case law
  • Defence rights and unlawfully gathered evidence
  • Legal privilege in criminal cases
  • Making a valid application to the ECtHR
  • Rule 39 in criminal cases and extradition matters

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, judges, prosecutors, prison authorities, police and government officials.

Interactive online seminar

The online seminar will be hosted on the Zoom videoconference platform. Participants will be able to interact immediately and directly with top-level speakers and other participants. ERA will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. The highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.

Details on the program, fee and registration can be found on the seminar website.