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  This module is a resource for lecturers  

 

Core reading

 

This section provides a list of (partly open access) materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.

Legal

Articles in United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto :

  • Article 26 (2) and (3): Measures to enhance cooperation with law enforcement authorities
  • Article 24: Protection of witnesses
  • Article 25: Assistance to and protection of victims

Legislative Guides for the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto:  

  • Prosecution, adjudication, and sanctions
 

Academic literature

  • Kelly, Robert J., Rufus Schatzberg, and Ko-lin Chin. (1994). Without Fear of Retribution: The Witness Protection Program. In R.J. Kelly, K. Chin, and R. Schatzberg, eds., Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States. Greenwood Publishing, 491-504.
  • Sheptycki, James. (2017). Uneasy Truths; Criminal-Informants, Witness Protection, Trust and Legitimacy in the Policing of Organized Crime. In Contemporary Organized Crime: Developments, Challenges and Responses, H. Nelen and D. Siegel, eds. Springer.
  • Trotter, Andrew. (2012). Witness Intimidation in International Trials: Balancing the Need for Protection against the Rights of the Accused. George Washington International Law Review, vol. 44, 521-537.
 

Report

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2008). Good Practices for the Protection of Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings involving Organized Crime. Vienna: UNODC.
 

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