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Jan Crijns

Academic Director, Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

Name
Prof.mr. J.H. Crijns
Telephone
+31 71 527 7521
E-mail
j.h.crijns@law.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-1280-8675

Jan Crijns (1978) is professor of criminal law and criminal procedure at the Institute  of Criminal Law and Criminology of Leiden University, of which he is the Academic Director.

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Jan Crijns (1978) is professor of criminal law and criminal procedure at the Institute  of Criminal Law and Criminology of Leiden University, of which he is the Academic Director. He is also a research fellow in the researchprogramme Criminal Justice: Legitimacy, Accountability and Effectivity.   

On the 17th of June 2010 Jan Crijns obtained his PhD degree (cum laude). His dissertation is entitled 'De strafrechtelijke overeenkomst. De rechtsbetrekking met het Openbaar Ministerie op het grensvlak van publiek- en privaatrecht.' (The Criminal Contract. The Legal Relationship with the Public Prosecutor in the Interface of Public and Private law.)  

He frequently publishes on various aspects of criminal (procedural) law (see the publications tab), focusing in particular on truth-finding in criminal cases and on the relationship between criminal and administrative enforcement. Jan Crijns is also a member of the editorial board of Tekst & Commentaar Strafrecht and Strafvordering, the Wolters Kluwer College Bundel, the scientific journal Boom Strafblad and the online platform Modernisering Strafvordering. He is also a permanent author of Ars Aequi KwartaalSignaal and European Human Rights Cases Updates. Finally, he is a substitute judge at the Court of Appeal in The Hague, a member of the Toetsingscommissie hoge transacties and chairman of the Prof. A.E.J. Moddermanstichting.

Academic Director, Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Strafrecht & Criminologie
  • Straf- en Strafprocesrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B 3.32

Contact

Publications

  • Wolters Kluwer Redacteur Tekst & Commentaar Strafrecht en Strafvordering
  • Gerechtshof 's Gravenhage Honorair raadsheer-plaatsvervanger
  • Toetsingscommissie hoge transacties Lid
  • Wolters Kluwer Redactieraad Collegebundel
  • Ars Aequi Auteur KwartaalSignaal, rubriek Straf(proces)recht
  • Boom uitgevers Den Haag Redacteur Boom Strafblad
  • Boom uitgevers Den Haag Redacteur Platform en Tijdschrift Modernisering Strafvordering
  • Boom uitgevers Den Haag Annotator EHRC Updates
  • Prof. A.E.J. Modderman Stichting Voorzitter
  • Stichting Leerstoel Criminalistiek Bestuurslid
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