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Department of Criminal Law


Research areas

Currently underway

  • Criminal law;
  • Criminal procedural law;
  • Petty offences;
  • International and trans-national law;
  • European criminal law;
  • Comparative law;
  • Juvenile criminal law;
  • Economic criminal law;
  • Medical law;
  • Repressive law;
  • Criminal policy.

Research projects currently pursued

  • ‘Criteria for assessing the internal cohesion of the criminal procedure model: A comparative analysis’, head of the project: Prof. Dr Hanna Kuczyńska, project funded by the National Science Centre, Opus 11, UMO-2016/21/B/HS5/02061, 2017–2020.
  • ‘The reform of petty offences law’, head of the project: Prof. Dr Paweł Daniluk, project participant: Prof. Dr Jolanta Jakubowska-Hara, project funded by the National Science Centre, Opus 12, UMO-2016/23/B/HS5/03616, 2017–2020.
  • ‘Compliance as a tool to prevent corruption’, head of the project: Prof. Dr Celina Nowak, project funded by the National Science Centre, Opus 11, no. 2016/21/B/HS5/02051, 2017–2020.
  • ‘Controlling the Illicit Trade of Tobacco in the Era of Fast Change’, head of the project: Prof. Dr Celina Nowak, international project funded by PMI Impact, 2017–2020.
  • ‘Standards for the Confiscation of the Proceeds of Crime set in European Union Law and their Impact on Polish, German, French and English Criminal Law’, head of the project: Dr Ariadna H. Ochnio, project funded by the National Science Centre, Opus 17, UMO-2019/33/B/HS5/01617, 2020-2023.

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