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Making the case for a European Public Prosecutor’s Office

Under the Lisbon Treaty, the EU has the chance to set up a pan-European prosecutor’s office. Progress has been slowed by national governments blocking the proposal. Now, a number of prosecutors in favour of the idea call on the member states to move forward with the plan.

Cross-border crime too great a threat to contemplate less cooperation

If European police and prosecutors are to cooperate effectively, legal mechanisms that provide a robust institutional framework have to be put in place and remain there, argues James Wolffe QC.

Security 26-07-2004

Judicial cooperation in the EU: the role of Eurojust

In this report, the UK House of Lords EU committee reviews the first year or so of Eurojust full operation. It also examines the controversial issue of whether a European Public Prosecutor should be established.