Jørn Vestergaard

Jørn Vestergaard

Professor emeritus

Jørn Vestergaard
Professor Emeritus of Criminal Law

Research activities
Criminal Law and criminal procedural law, sentencing and criminal sanctions, youthful offenders, international criminal law, EU criminal law, antiterrorism legislation, extradition law and the European Arrest Warrant, law enforcement, psychiatry and Law, medical aid in dying, rape legislation.

Eksternal activities
2022- :       Member of the independent committee on sentencing
                   law and court practice, established by the Ministry of
                   Justice
2021- :       Member of the criminal Law Committee, established by
                   the Bar Association
2015- :       Member of the management board for The Danish
                   Institute for Human Rights
2019-21:    Member of the independent control- and steering
                   Committee, etablished by the Ministry of Justice
2013-18:    Member of the manegement board for Domstolsstyrelsen
2009-14:    Member of the managing board for The Psychiatry
                   Foundation

Ph.d.-supervision
A number of PhD-students has recently completed their PhD-thesis under the supervision of Professor Vestergaard.

  • Miriam Cullen: Competing Imperatives: The United Nations Security Council and International Justice. Completed 2017.
  • Sabba Mirza: Æresrelaterede forbrydelser. Påbegyndt 2012.
  • Niéves Molina Clemente: Rehabilitation of victims under international criminal law. Terminated.
  • Jakob Schiøler: Fuldbyrdelse af fængselsstraf. Completed 2011.
  • Louise Victoria Johansen: Straffesagers forløb i lyset af tiltaltes sociale og personlige baggrund. Completed 2012.
  • Artur Appazov: Vidners retsstilling ved internationale straffedomstole. Completed 2014.
  • Iryna Marchuk: Criminal Intent in International Criminal Law. Completed 2011.
  • Anders Henriksen: Den internationale 'krig mod terrorisme'. Completed 2007.
  • Peter Vedel Kessing: Terrorisme og internationale menneskerettigheder. Completed 2008.
  • Trine Baumbach: Det strafferetlige legalitetsprincip. Completed 2008.

Education

Professor of Criminal Law

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