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Pim Geelhoed

Pim Geelhoed, is Assistant Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Leiden Law School
Pim Geelhoed

Dr. Willem (Pim) Geelhoed is Assistant Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Leiden University. He lectures in substantive as well as procedural criminal law and in international and European criminal law. His main research interests regard the meaning of EU law for the criminal law systems of the member states, from a practical as well as from a more theoretical perspective. He received his PhD from Leiden University in 2013 on the basis of a dissertation on the EU’s influence on the public prosecution service’s use of discretionary powers. He is a deputy judge at the Noord-Holland District Court, is a member of the Meijers Committee and a board member of the Dutch Society for International Criminal Law.

Key publications

  • Het opportuniteitsbeginsel en het recht van de Europese Unie. Een onderzoek naar de betekenis van strafvorderlijke beleidsvrijheid in de geëuropeaniseerde rechtsorde (2013) Pim Geelhoed

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