This practical guide introduces students to the basic principles of the law, enabling a comprehensive understanding of criminology and criminal justice. Law for Criminologists enthuses both students and teachers about the law while giving sound advice on how to achieve a thorough comprehension of the topic. The book strikes a much-needed balance between essential law for criminologists and commentary on current legal issues.

European Union Law and Eu Law Enforcement
European union law and eu law enforcement

Chapter 4 examines:

  • The relevance of EU law to criminologists
  • History and development of the European Union
  • The sources of EU law
  • The EU institutions
  • The role of the European Court of Justice
  • European and international law enforcement

Though it may not be immediately clear to criminologists why you should have to study European Union (EU) law, this chapter alerts you to the fact that crime is now a global issue across all European and international borders, involving all governments and their law enforcement agencies of the present 27 member states of the European Union.

The Al Qaida attacks of 9/11 in the USA, 11 March 2004 in Madrid and 5 and 21 July 2005 in London did not only ...

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