The course aims to provide the student with the methodological and cognitive tools to understand the role of legislation and european Courts in the protection of fundamental rights related to the criminal procedure, as well as the cooperation instruments between the European Union countries.
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able:
- to accurately distinguish the system of protection of fundamental rights within the Council of Europe from the role of organs operating within the European Union;
- identify the legal effects of judgments of the different european courts in the national system;
- have a clear conceptual map of cooeperaton instruments between the countries of the European Union.