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News on the on-going legislative processes on 2018 legislative proposals regarding electronic evidence in criminal matters

2021-09-09T12:00:57+01:00

EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service, and Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has published in first half of  2021  the following briefing about the on-going legislative processes related to some aspects of EIO practice in connection with a request for  collecting  digital data in crime investigation: Electronic evidence in criminal matters OVERVIEW: In December 2020, the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee adopted its reports on a pair of 2018 legislative proposals on electronic evidence in criminal matters, and mandates to start trilogue negotiations on the two proposals. The proposed new rules would allow [...]

News on the on-going legislative processes on 2018 legislative proposals regarding electronic evidence in criminal matters2021-09-09T12:00:57+01:00

Final EIO-LAPD Project Meeting

2021-09-07T14:17:31+01:00

On the 27th August and 28th of August 2021, the final consortium meeting of the EU JUSTICE project EIO-LAPD took place at the Faculty of Law in Graz. The hosts of the final meeting, Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Folz (Institute of European Law) and Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schmölzer (Institute of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology) welcomed representatives of the Universities of Maribor, Göttingen, Turin, Zagreb and the Jožef Stefan Institute on site and digitally at the Faculty of Law to discuss the progress of EIO-LAPD. Since 2019, researchers from the partner universities have been working on researching the national implementation and [...]

Final EIO-LAPD Project Meeting2021-09-07T14:17:31+01:00

Considerations regarding the Gavanozov II case before the CJEU

2021-03-29T14:57:00+01:00

Considerations regarding the Gavanozov II case before the CJEU Scholars already pointed out on this blog that the EIO has far-reaching consequences for the protection of fundamental rights. It is a procedural legal instrument based on the principle of mutual recognition, aiming to enhance judicial cooperation between Member States in criminal matters. As such it necessarily has a nature of constricting human rights to a certain extent. This could be observed in the Gavanozov I case brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) as well. In the criminal proceedings brought against I. D. Gavanozov the Spetsializiran nakazatelen [...]

Considerations regarding the Gavanozov II case before the CJEU2021-03-29T14:57:00+01:00

EIO-LAPD Conference Registration and Schedule

2020-12-03T11:33:56+01:00

  You can now register for our EIO-LAPD conference via this link: Webinar Registration - Zoom What are you waiting for? Go ahead and register to attend the FREE online conference on the 8th and 9th of December. You can also take a look at the  official conference schedule! Conference Schedule - EIO 2020    

EIO-LAPD Conference Registration and Schedule2020-12-03T11:33:56+01:00

Online Conference “European Investigation Order – Legal Analysis and Practical Dilemmas”

2020-12-01T22:41:55+01:00

We would like to invite all interested parties to attend the FREE online conference “European Investigation Order – Practical Dilemmas and Theoretical Considerations”. Prosecutors, judges, attorneys and academics from multiple EU Member States will share best practices and identify key shortcomings of the European Investigation Order. Presentations will be held by invited speakers from Germany, Austria, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Portugal and Macedonia. Facebook event is available HERE.  Online registration and finalized schedule of the conference and will be available soon! We can however already provide a sneak peek into the preliminary conference schedule (may be subject to some minor [...]

Online Conference “European Investigation Order – Legal Analysis and Practical Dilemmas”2020-12-01T22:41:55+01:00

A new CJEU decision regarding the EIO form

2020-06-12T22:12:36+01:00

Recently, the CJEU got its first chance to interpret some provision of the Directive 2014/41/EU regarding the European Investigation Order in criminal matters. The ruling (C-324/17, Gavanozov, 24 October 2019) concerns difficulties which the Specialised Criminal Court of Bulgaria encountered difficulties in completing Section J of the EIO form set out in Annex A to Directive 2014/41, which deals with legal remedies. The referring court noticed that Bulgarian law does not provide for any legal remedy against decisions ordering a search, a seizure or the hearing of witnesses. The referring court in Bulgaria therefore asked, »in essence, whether Article 5(1) of [...]

A new CJEU decision regarding the EIO form2020-06-12T22:12:36+01:00