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[Translate to English:] Rights in Criminal Law

Exploring the Role of Individual Entitlements in Criminal Law

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Thursday, 07.07.2022
09.00 – 09.15 Elias Moser (University of Graz): Welcome and Introduction
1. The Concept of Rights in Criminal Law
09.15 – 10.15 Markus Stepanians (University of Bern): The Conceptual Origin of Rights
10.15 - 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 – 11.45 Mathew Dyson (University of Oxford): Naked Rights
11.45 – 12.45 Elias Moser (University of Graz): Theories of Rights and Making Sense of Consent in Criminal Law
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch Break
2. Rights as a normative Principle for Criminalization
14.00 – 15.00 Hamish Stewart (University of Toronto): Rights and the Instrumentality of Criminal Law
15.00 – 16.00 Joachim Renzikowski (University of Halle): Rights as Grounds for Duties
16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 Michal Derek (Jagiellionian University of Cracow): Compensation and Reconciliation as a Sufficient Reaction to a Crime
17.30 – 18.30 Ivó Coca Vila (University Pompeu Fabra): A Rights-Based Approach as an Alternative Normative Principle for Criminalization
19.00 Dinner
Friday, 08.07.2022
3. Rights and the Offender-Centric Foundation of Criminal Law
09.00 – 10.00 Aness Webster (Durham University): Looking Beyond the Substantive Doctrine
10.00 – 11.00 Tatjana Hörnle (Max-Planck-Institute Freiburg): Rights and Obligations – Why They Should Be Central for the Assessment of Criminal Wrongdoing
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.30 Gregory Antill (Yale Law School): Rights, Reasons, and Culpability
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Break
4. Consequences for Substantive Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
14.00 – 15.00 Mark Dsouza (University College London): The (Ir)Relevance of Victim’s Rights in Justifications
15.00 – 16.00 Galia Schneebaum (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya): Is there a Right to Freedom from Domination under the Criminal Law?
16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 Michelle Coleman (University of Swansea): Rights in Conflict? Expansion of Victims’ Rights in the Light of the Presumption of Innocence
17.30 – 18.30 Antony Duff (University of Stirling): The Rights (and Responsibilities) of the Guilty
19.00 Dinner
Saturday, 09.07.2022
5. Rights and the Public Character of Criminal Law
09.00 - 10.00 Markus Abraham (University of Hamburg): Two Rights Underlying the State´s Right to Criminal Sanctions
10.00 - 11.00 Sören Lichtenthäler (University of Mainz): The Role of Rights in Criminal Law and the Theories of Punishment
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 Philipp-Alexander Hirsch (University of Göttingen): Individual Consent and Shared Normative Authority: Conceiving Crimes as Individual Right Violations and Public Wrongs
12.30  Philipp-Alexander Hirsch (University of Göttingen): Closing Remarks


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Elias Moser

Working Section Moral and Political Philosophy
University of Graz

Dr. Dr.

Philipp-Alexander Hirsch

Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law

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