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Jan Crijns

Jan Crijns (1978) is Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at the Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology of Leiden University and research fellow in the researchprogramme Criminal Justice: Legitimacy, Accountability and Effectivity. On the 17th of June 2010 Jan Crijns obtained his PhD degree (cum laude). His dissertation is entitled 'De strafrechtelijke overeenkomst. De rechtsbetrekking met het Openbaar Ministerie op het grensvlak van publiek- en privaatrecht.' (The Criminal Contract. The Legal Relationship with the Public Prosecutor in the Interface of Public and Private law.) Jan Crijns publishes extensively on Dutch criminal procedural law. He is an editor for 'Tekst & Commentaar Strafrecht en Strafvordering' (Text and Commentary, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law) and permanent author for 'Ars Aequi KwartaalSignaal' and 'European Human Rights Cases'. Jan Crijns is a substitute judge at the District Court of Haarlem and at the 's-Hertogenbosch Court of Appeals.