Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas has written a blog for UK in a Changing Europe about the partnership on security and criminal justice co-operation being a key priority for both the UK and the EU after Brexit.
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas at the 2020 CEPS Ideas Lab
10 March 2020
His evidence was given at a joint EU Justice Sub-Committee and the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee session on future cooperation with the EU, 3 March
On Friday, 13 December 2019, Dr Saskia Hufnagel (School of Law, Queen Mary University of London) and Prof Duncan Chappell (University of Sydney Law School) launched their co-edited Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) at the University of Sydney Law School.
The Model Law has been recognised as one of the ten winning projects at the Paris Peace Forum 2019 of 114 projects presented.
In 2017 Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead, having taken a large dose of the psychedelic drug 2C-P, allegedly given to her by her boyfriend Ceon. Last week, 30-year-old Ceon, from Enfield in north London, was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years after being found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence, a charge he denied.
Future EU-UK cooperation on security and criminal justice is dependant on the extent to which the UK complies with key EU law standards according to a new report by a taskforce from Queen Mary’s School of Law and the Centre for European Policy Studies.
Drug Consumption Rooms Conference
23 April 2018
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre hosted the Policing Flows Workshop
19 December 2016
QMUL co-organises 10th Anniversary ECLAN Conference
27 April 2016
Academics from the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, took part in the seminar on the EU Agendas on Migration and Security, organised by the Home Affairs Sub-Committee of the House of Lords EU Committee on 1 July 2015.
High profile speakers from the police and counterintelligence, financial services and academia, will come together at an event in London this Tuesday to highlight to the new government the potential threat and possible responses to ‘under the radar’ problems associated with organised crime and money laundering in the UK.
The United Nations must adopt binding international rules to help eliminate violence against women and girls, according to Professor Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women.
Our penal system is dangerously dysfunctional and only a Royal Commission can fix it, according to a new report from from Professor Seán McConville and Sir Louis Blom-Cooper.
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas published on the New Statesman blog
12 November 2014
Britain risks becoming a safe haven for fugitives if it opts out of the European Arrest Warrant, according to Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of Department of Law and Professor of European Criminal Law at Queen Mary University of London.
A law expert from Queen Mary University of London is among the writers of a new report, which is urging for less reliance on imprisonment as a form of punishment in the UK.
The House of Lords Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection EU Sub-Committee launched its new inquiry into the role of the proposed new European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) on Wednesday 26 March.
In the first of a series of collaborative projects between the criminal justice centres of Renmin University and Queen Mary, University of London, a joint conference on Policy and Criminal Justice: How to meet the challenges of organized crime in the context of globalization was held in Beijing on 25-26 October.
Criminal Justice Centre cooperation with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, which is hosted by Griffith University in Queensland, has led to the establishment of two Discretionary Travel Scholarships to support student mobility for eligible masters students undertaking studies at Queen Mary University of London in the fields of comparative criminal law, criminology and security.
Professor Mitsilegas to give keynote on the future of Eurojust
14 October 2013
What are you reading? Criminologist reviews book by QM's Amber Marks
19 September 2013
Double success as law professors appointed as honorary QCs
28 February 2013
Professor Mitsilegas at European Parliament Hearing
21 September 2012
Future of UK Extradition Law podcast
28 November 2011
Professor Mitsilegas at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency
28 February 2011
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas addressed a Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Data Protection and Privacy, held at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna on 21 February 2011. The meeting focused on the development of the future role of the Agency in the field of privacy and data protection and the issues discussed included judicial redress, privacy in the digital era and data protection in the EU.