Patrick van Berlo
Patrick van Berlo is PhD candidate at the Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology at Leiden Law School since October 2014.
He obtained his LLB-degree in International and European Law at Tilburg University in 2011 (cum laude). During his undergraduate studies, he attended the University of Oslo for half a year as an exchange student. He went to Cambridge in 2011-12 for his Masters in Law (LL.M) (first class), after which he completed internships at the International Criminal Court (Trial Division) and Eurojust (Case Analysis Unit). In 2014, Patrick obtained his MSc-degree in Criminal Justice at Leiden University (cum laude). During this period of study, he went to Australia for three months to examine nodal immigration detention structures for his master thesis. From October 2014 onwards, Patrick is PhD candidate at the Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology at Leiden Law School.
Title research: Human Rights protection in offshore and private prisons and immigration detention facilities.
In his research, Patrick focuses on the outsourcing of both criminal and immigrant detention. In particular, he looks into the question whether human rights provide an accurate protection instrument in contemporary nodal governance structures in the detention realm. The research is situated in the research area of ‘crimmigration’, as well as within the broader research programme ‘Criminal Justice; Legitimacy, Accountability and Effectivity’. Patrick is supervised by Professor J.P. Van der Leun and Professor M.A.H. Van der Woude.
Patrick teaches various courses on Bachelor and Master level.
- Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
- Instituut voor Metajuridica
- Van Vollenhoven Instituut