Greek data watchdog to rule on AI systems in refugee camps
3 November 2023
Dr Niovi Vavoula speaks to ComputerWeekly.com about the forthcoming decision on the compliance of surveillance and security systems in Greek refugee camps.
Experts warn NFTs used for money laundering and wash trading
15 July 2022
Dr Saskia Hufnagel appeared on Australia's ABC Radio National Breakfast Show discussing her research on Financial Crime and Non-Fungible Tokens.
Call for Papers: Cryptocurrencies, Smart Contracts, and Alternative Payments: Regulating the “Wild West”
25 March 2022
A conference will be held 13-14 October 2022 exploring the issues around Cryptocurrencies, Smart Contracts, and Alternative Payments and the organisers are accepting submission of abstracts.
Professor Mitsilegas cited in Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Report
5 May 2021
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas's oral evidence has been cited extensively in a recent Report published by the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas' work cited by Advocate General of the Court of Justice
30 March 2021
Professor Mitsilegas was also cited by the the House of Lords EU Committee.
New report examines cross-border data sharing in criminal proceedings
16 October 2020
The Report is the result of collaborative effort between the Queen Mary Global Policy Institute and the Centre for European Policy Studies.
Professor Mitsilegas participates in expert workshop the Europol reform
12 October 2020
Professor Mitsilegas gives oral evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
8 October 2020
Rudi Fortson QC acts as consultant for project on confiscation orders
17 September 2020
Police ability to detain EU suspects 'slower' without Brexit deal
15 July 2020
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas' evidence to Parliament is featured in The Guardian
Professor Mitsilegas discussant at event on Covid-19 and the Rule of law with Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova
1 June 2020
Post Brexit challenges for criminal justice co-operation
3 April 2020
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
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas gives evidence to the EU Justice Sub-Committee
4 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
Dr Saskia Hufnagel co-edits new 'The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime'
10 January 2020
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.
Model Drug Law drafted by Amber Marks recognised at Paris Peace Forum
6 December 2019
The Model Law has been recognised as one of the ten winning projects at the Paris Peace Forum 2019 of 114 projects presented.
Professor Rudi Fortson spoke to Vice about the tragic festival death of Louella Fletcher-Mitchie
7 March 2019
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.
Brexit will lead to more EU law for UK’s criminal justice systems, according to new report
20 September 2018
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.
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas cited extensively in Advocate General’s Opinion on Brexit and the European Arrest Warrant
9 August 2018
Drug Consumption Rooms Conference
23 April 2018
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas publishes policy paper on the European Arrest Warrant and the Rule of Law
19 April 2018
Dr Ruth Fletcher interviewed about the criminalisation of abortion pills
13 April 2018
Evidence by Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas cited in Home Affairs Committee Report on Brexit and Security
23 March 2018
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas says 'ECJ still will be relevant post-Brexit' in evidence given to EU Justice sub-committee
28 February 2018
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas gives evidence on Brexit to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee
8 December 2017
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas and Fabio Giuffrida publish policy paper on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office for the Centre of European Policy Studies (CEPS)
1 December 2017
VICE speaks to Amber Marks about Catalonia’s Ground-Breaking New Weed Law
24 July 2017
Amber Marks featured in VICE article on ‘Why Sniffer Dogs Should Be Banned at Clubs and Festivals’
21 July 2017
Professor Mitsilegas gives evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee on the impact of Brexit on data protection
2 March 2017
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas delivers keynote speech on the future of European Criminal Law after Brexit
25 January 2017
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre hosted the Policing Flows Workshop
19 December 2016
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre hosted the 8th Illicit Networks Workshop
19 December 2016
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre hosted the fourth annual Renmin – Queen Mary Criminal Justice Conference on transnational crime
19 December 2016
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas signs letter regarding the status of EU citizens in the UK
12 July 2016
Professor Mitsilegas and Niovi Vavoula co-organise panel at Cities of Welcome, Cities of Transit Conference
4 July 2016
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas produces Referendum Position Paper for the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA)
1 June 2016
QMUL co-organises 10th Anniversary ECLAN Conference
27 April 2016
QMUL's Criminal Justice Centre visit Cape Town University
21 April 2016
Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) guest edits a full week on Privacy and Surveillance for openDemocracy
10 February 2016
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas re-appointed to European Commission’s Expert Group on European Criminal Policy
18 November 2015
QMUL law graduate Alessia D'Amico awarded the scholarship for Summer Research Program at TC Beirne School of Law, UQ
18 November 2015
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre has joined the UN Anti-Corruption Academic Initiative
4 November 2015
QMUL Criminal Justice Centre held its third Annual Criminal Justice Conference on Anti-Corruption with Renmin University of China
4 November 2015
QMUL law academics advise House of Lords Committee on future direction of its scrutiny work
3 July 2015
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.
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Towards the ‘Next Generation’ of TASERS
9 June 2015
Closer controls needed to combat 'under the radar' UK Mafia
19 May 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.
Professor Mitsilegas on the mutual recognition of asylum decisions in the Common European Asylum System
12 May 2015
Time for binding United Nations rules on violence against women and girls
12 May 2015
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.
Amber Marks interviewed by BBC Radio 4 on the benefits of Spanish Cannabis Social Clubs
4 March 2015
Professor Seán McConville - Royal Commission needed for penal reform 'Inside Time'
28 January 2015
Professor Seán McConville awarded major grant for research into Irish political prisoners
2 January 2015
Professor Seán McConville calls for Royal Commission on the penal system
18 November 2014
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
Opting out of European Arrest Warrant will make Britain less safe, says Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas
6 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.
Professor William Wilson's monograph , 'Central Issues in Criminal Theory', translated by Professor Xie Wangyuan of Renmin University
20 October 2014
Amber Marks takes part in the TNI Dialogue Series on Drug Policy in Spain
18 October 2014
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of the Department of Law, interviewed for the latest Eurojust Newsletter
15 October 2014
Event Recap: Professor Seán McConville chairs event on consistency and uniformity in sentencing
26 September 2014
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas on Privacy and Mass Surveillance
16 July 2014
Report urges for less reliance on imprisonment as punishment
3 July 2014
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.
Professor Seán McConville on 'Justice or Peace' at the International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace conference in Moscow
20 June 2014
Amber Marks debates Privacy, Secrecy and Surveillance at UCL Legal and Political Theory Forum
28 May 2014
Graham Gee and Kate Malleson UKCLA Blog Post: Judicial Appointments, Diversity and the Equal Merit Provision
13 May 2014
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas comments in NY Times debate on 'Is the Mafia Europe's new security threat?'
1 May 2014
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas advises House of Lords on EU Public Prosecutor proposals
9 April 2014
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.
Professor Mitsilegas on the Future of European Criminal Justice
25 March 2014
Professor McConville’s book 'Irish Political Prisoners 1929 – 1962: Pilgrimage of Desolation' launched in Dublin and London
14 March 2014
Professor Mitsilegas at Harvard Roundtable on Constitutional Responses to Terrorism
13 March 2014
Renmin University and Queen Mary Collaborate in the field of Criminal Justice
6 November 2013
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.
Travel Scholarships announced for comparative criminal justice and policing research in Australia
5 November 2013
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 Valsamis Mitsilegas at American Bar Association summit on International Legal Education
22 October 2013
Professor Mitsilegas to give keynote on the future of Eurojust
14 October 2013
Amber Marks presents 'The role of science in the courtroom' at Canadian Provincial Court Judges conference
3 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
Professor Mitsilegas at the launch of the Expert Group on EU Criminal Policy
25 June 2012
Micheál O' Floinn (PhD researcher) and Professor David Ormerod's second article on social networking sites published
21 June 2012
Amber Marks presents BBC Radio 4 show 'Sniffing out Danger'
19 June 2012
Dr Leonidas Cheliotis' edited collection is published 'The Arts of Imprisonment: Control, Resistance and Empowerment'
25 May 2012
Queen Mary Law PhD student awarded best paper at Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Conference at University College Cork
15 May 2012
Dr Leonidas K Cheliotis gives joint public lecture at UC San Diego
3 May 2012
Professor Mitsilegas appointed in Commission's Expert Panel on EU Criminal Policy
20 April 2012
Future of UK Extradition Law podcast
28 November 2011
Queen Mary Law PhD student and Professor Ormerod's research paper 'Social networking sites, RIPA and Criminal Investigations' published in Criminal Law Review
18 October 2011
Professor Mitsilegas at Commission Experts' Meeting on Transatlantic Criminal Justice Cooperation
29 September 2011
Professor Peter Alldridge - What 'Arrest' means for legal cases in Britain
19 July 2011
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas interviewed on BBC Radio Four about European Border Agency
16 May 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.