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List of publications (74)

2025 (1)

[1] Coordinator for section on ‘Democracy and Sociology of Rule of law‘ in Hakan Hyden, Ulrike Schultz and Måns Svensson (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Sociology of Law. [forthcoming 2025]

2024 (3)

[1] ‘Equal Access to Justice for Women: Is Legal Technology the Answer?’ in Anne Wagner and Angela Condello (eds.), (In)Visible Signs of Gender-Based Violence (Cham: Springer). [forthcoming 2024]

 

[2] Entries on 'Legal Aid' and 'Professional Privilege' in Kushtrim Istrefi and Zane Ratniece (eds.), Companion to the European Convention on Human Rights (Leiden: Brill). [forthcoming 2024].

[3] Assessment Report on Access to Justice in Albania (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2023). [forthcoming 2024].

 

2023 (8)

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[1] ‘Measuring Judicial Independence: José Juan Toharia: Judicial Independence in an Authoritarian Regime. The Case of Contemporary Spain, in Daniel Newman (ed.), Leading Works on the Legal Profession (Milton Park: Routledge, 2023). p. 199-211.

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[2] The Role of Legal Technology to Strengthen the Access to Justice for Disadvantaged Groups: An Overview of Best Practices from Asia and Europe, in Association for Monitoring Equal Rights (ed.), International Conference on Access to Justice: Strengthening Access to Justice for Disadvantaged Groups (Ankara: European Commission, 2023). p. 117-121.

[3] Report on the Situation in Kazakhstan Regarding the Compensation of Victims of Crimes Resulting from January 2022 Events and Respect of the Rights of Witnesses (Warsaw: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, 2023).

[4] Review on Effectiveness and Efficiency of Legal Aid Schemes in the Areas of Civil Law and Administrative Law for Vulnerable Groups in Azerbaijan (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2023).

[5] Report on Quality Assurance of Legal Aid Provision in Georgia (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2023).

[6] Best Practices in Human Right Education in Journalism: Cooperation of Journalists with Ombudsperson’s Office on Media Coverage of Human Rights in Turkmenistan (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2023).

 

[7] Training Course Manuals for Judges, Lawyers and Law Faculties in Tajikistan on Fair Trial Standards (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2023).

 

[8] Research Paper on Best Foreign Experience in Implementing Free Legal Aid Mechanisms (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2023).

2022 (3)

 

[1] ‘Advocates for Silenced Voices: How Human Rights Lawyers in Europe and Latin America Defend the Rule of Law’ in Richard L Abel, Ole Hammerslev, Hilary Sommerlad and Ulrike Schultz (eds.), Lawyers in 21st-Century Societies, Vol. 2: Comparisons and Theories (Oxford: Hart, 2022). p. 353-370.

 

[2] Judicial and Prosecutorial Independence in Europe: How Politicized Judges and Prosecutors Undermine the Right to a Fair Trial in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, in Stephanie Schiedermair, Alexander Schwarz and Dominik Steiger (eds.), Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights (Oxford: Hart / Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2022). p. 235-260.

 

[3] Strategy for Legal Aid Provision in Lao PDR (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2022).

 

2021 (3)

 

[1] The Efficiency and the Effectiveness of Legal Aid Schemes in the Areas of Civil and Administrative Law: Guidelines and Explanatory Memorandum (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2021).

 

[2] Final Report & Recommendations for Project on ´Strengthening the Access to Justice in Latvia through Fostering Legal Aid Services´ (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2021).

 

[3] Handbook for the One-stop Advice Service Pilot Project on legal aid (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2020).

  

2020 (5)

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[1] Book: Human Rights Lawyering in Europa: Anwaltlicher Menschenrechtsschutz und der Zugang zum Recht in England und Wales, Frankreich und Deutschland (on how affordable access to justice can contribute creating a successful human rights culture within the legal profession), ISBN 978-3-8240-1610-5 (Bonn: Deutscher Anwaltverlag, 2020). 337 p.

 

[2] Assessment Report and Recommendations for Project on ´Strengthening the Access to Justice in Latvia through Fostering Legal Aid Services´ (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2020).

 

[3] Risks of Money Laundering and Fraud in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS): Germany (Brussels: European Commission, 2020). 

[4] Review of Compatibility with European Standards of Georgia’s Criminal Procedure Code and Related Legislative Provisions (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2020) [co-authored by Jeremy McBride and Jim Murdoch].

 

[5] Analytical Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Current Procedures and Practices and Assessment of Judges’ Observance of the Code of Judicial Ethics of the Republic of Kazakhstan (New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2020).

 

2019 (3)

[1] Needs Assessment: Institutional Needs, Report for the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards in Turkey (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2019) [co-authored by John Wadham and Gökçen Taner].

 

[2] Compliance Study of the 4th Anti Money Laundering and the Funds Transfer Regulation: Report for Germany (Brussels: European Commission, 2019).

                  

[3] Assessing the Completeness and Conformity of Measures of Member States to Transpose Directive 2012/29/EU (‘Victims’ Rights Directive’): Country Summary Report for Germany (Brussels: European Commission, 2019).

 

2018 (2)

 

[1] Human Rights Lawyering: Das Stiefkind der deutschen Anwaltschaft? (on human rights lawyering and access to justice in Germany) 23:2 (2018) MenschenRechtsMagazin 89-102.

 

[2] Who Holds Russia’s Judges and Public Prosecutors to Account?, Online Symposium on ‘International Law Seen from Russia’, Völkerrechtsblog, 29 January 2018, doi: 10.17176/20180129-100558.

 

2017 (2)

  

[1] ‘The UN Guiding Principles and the Legal Profession: Quo Vadis?’ 2:2 (2017) Business and Human Rights Journal 351-357.

 

[2] Observations to the Joint Report on ‘Challenges for Judicial Independence and Impartiality in the Member States of the Council of Europe’ by the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges and the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2017).

 

2016 (5)

 

[1] Accountability for Violations Committed During and in the Aftermath of the EuroMaidan Protests in Ukraine (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2016).

 

[2] Monitoring and Complaint Mechanisms of the International Organization of Judges (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2016).

 

[3] Options for Promoting Human Rights Compliance by the International Associations of Prosecutors (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2016).

  

[4] Model Codes of Ethics for Judges and Public Prosecutors (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2016).

 

[5] Monitoring and Complaint Mechanisms of the International Organization of Prosecutors (The Hague: Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, 2016).

 

2015 (4)

 

[1] ‘Wirtschaft, Menschenrechte und die Anwaltschaft: Was nicht passt, wird passend gemacht?’ (on human rights due diligence in Germany) (2015) Anwaltsblatt 110-114.          

 

[2] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform in England and Wales) (2015) Anwaltsblatt 778.

 

[3] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform in England and Wales) (2015) Anwaltsblatt 318.               

 

[4] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal empowerment in England and Wales) (2015) Anwaltsblatt 60.

 

2014 (3)

 

[1] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the promotion of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights within the legal profession in England and Wales) (2014) Anwaltsblatt 613.

 

[2] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on access to justice for vulnerable rightsholders in England and Wales) (2014) Anwaltsblatt 324.

 

[3] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the provision of pro bono legal services in France French lawyers and legal education reform in England and Wales) (2014) Anwaltsblatt 146.

 

2013 (5)

 

[1] Developments in the German Legal Profession, Annual Report 2012 of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2013) [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[2] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal education reform in Austria and Belgium) (2013) Anwaltsblatt 735.

 

[3] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the equality of arms in so called ‘secret trials’ in England and Wales) (2013) Anwaltsblatt 626. 

 

[4] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 and its impact on access to justice in England and Wales) (2013) Anwaltsblatt 260.

 

[5] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform and prisoner votes in England and Wales) (2013) Anwaltsblatt 32.

 

2012 (5)

 

[1] Book: Anwaltschaften und Anwaltsrecht in Mittel- und Osteuropa (on the legal profession in Central and Eastern Europe), ISBN 978-3-406-63379-9 (Munich: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2012) [co-authored by Matthias Kilian]. 276 p.

 

[2] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform in Belgium) (2012) Anwaltsblatt 898.

 

[3] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill in England and Wales) (2012) Anwaltsblatt 604.                             

 

[4] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform and grass root campaigning within the legal profession in England and Wales), (2012) Anwaltsblatt 336.

 

[5] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid providers and pro bono legal work in England and Wales) (2012) Anwaltsblatt 52.

 

2011 (5)

 

[1] ‘Anwaltsgesellschaften mit berufsfremder Kapitalbeteiligung, ABS, ILP and MDS: Der Regulierungsansatz in Australien und England’ (on the introduction of Alternative Business Structures to Australia and England) (2011) Anwaltsblatt 800-808 [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[2] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill in England and Wales) (2011) Anwaltsblatt 766.

 

[3] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform and its compliance with international human rights standards in England and Wales) (2011) Anwaltsblatt 481.

 

[4] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal aid reform in England and Wales) (2012) Anwaltsblatt 288.

 

[5] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal profession reform in Austria, the bill on in-house counsels in Switzerland and legal education reform in France) (2011) Anwaltsblatt 57.

 

2010 (9)

 

[1] Book: Modelle der Juristenausbildung in Europa: Eine Standortbestimmung, Studien der Hans Soldan Stiftung zur Juristenausbildung (on legal education reform in Europe), ISBN 978-3824054 114 (Bonn: Anwaltverlag, 2010) [co-authored by Matthias Kilian]. 188 p.

 

[2] ‘Der portugiesische Advogado: Berufsbild und Berufsrecht’ (on legal practice and education in Portugal) (2010) Zeitschrift für Zivilprozess International 185-200.

 

[3] ‘Rechtsanwalt und Anwaltsrecht in Bulgarien’ (on legal profession reform in Bulgaria) (2010) Zeitschrift für Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa 204-211 [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[4] ‘Rechtsanwaltschaft und Anwaltsrecht in Slowenien’ (on the legal profession in Slovenia) (2010) Zeitschrift für Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa 167-174 [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[5] Der Rechtsanwalt in Island (on legal profession reform in Iceland) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2010).

 

[6] Blick ins Ausland: Anwaltsgesellschaften mit externer Kapitalbeteiligung – Die australischen Incorporated Legal Practices und die englischen Alternative Business Structures (on alternative business structures in Australia and England) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2010).

 

[7] Der Rechtsanwalt in Rumänien (on legal profession reform in Romania) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2010).

 

[8] Developments in the German Legal Profession, Annual Report 2009 of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2010) [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[9] Blick ins Ausland, Column of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe at the University of Cologne (on legal education reform in Croatia and rulings of the European Court of Justice on lawyers’ fees in Italy and Greece), [2010] Anwaltsblatt 710.

 

2009 (5)

 

[1] Der Rechtsanwalt in Kroatien (on legal profession reform in Croatia) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2009).

 

[2] Der Rechtsanwalt in Bulgarien (on legal profession reform in Bulgaria) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2009).

 

[3] Der Rechtsanwalt in der Republik Slowenien (on legal profession reform in the Republic of Slovenia) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2009).

 

[4] Der Rechtsanwalt in Portugal (on legal profession reform in Portugal) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2009).

                                   

[5] Developments in the German Legal Profession, Annual Report 2008 of the Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2009) [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

2008 (3)

 

[1] ‘Grundlagen und Entwicklungen – Gerichtsnahe Mediation in Spanien’ (on extrajudicial mediation in Spain) (2008) Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement 24–26 [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[2] ‘Ende eines europäischen Sonderweges: Die Reform der Juristenausbildung in Spanien’ (on legal profession reform in Spain) (2008) Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer-Mitteilungen 10-12 [co-authored by Matthias Kilian].

 

[3] Gerichtsnahe Mediation in Argentinien (on extrajudicial mediation services in Argentina) (Cologne: Documentation Centre for the Law of the Legal Profession in Europe, 2008).

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