Book 2014

Criminal Proceedings, Languages and the European Union

Linguistic and Legal Issues


ISBN: 978-3-642-37151-6 (Print) 978-3-642-37152-3 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-2


  3. The Lisbon Treaty, Mutual Legal Assistance and Judicial Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 3-3

    2. Chapter

      Pages 5-21

      Multilingualism and Legal Translation of the Sources of Law of the European Union: The Implications for Criminal Law of the New Post-Lisbon Treaty Area of Freedom Security and Justice

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-42

      Linguistic Regimes and Judicial Cooperation in the Eurojust’s Perspective

  4. Multilingualism and Legal Acts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

    2. Chapter

      Pages 45-56

      Multilingualism in the European Union Decision-Making Process

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-70

      Translation and Interpretation of EU Multilingual Legal Acts: The Viewpoint of a Comparative Private Lawyer

    4. Chapter

      Pages 71-81

      Legal Translation and the EU Terminological Resources: An Imperfect Match

  5. The Treaty of Lisbon: Constitutional Provisions with an Indefinite Content

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      The Lisbon Treaty: The French, English and Italian Versions of Articles 82–86 of the TFEU in Relation to Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters

    3. Chapter

      Pages 99-108

      The Lisbon Treaty: The Spanish, English and Italian Versions of Articles 82–86 of the TFEU in Relation to Criminal Justice Cooperation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 109-120

      The Future of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office in the Framework of Articles 85 and 86 TFEU: A Comparison Between the Italian, German, and English Versions

  6. Language and the Environment: Ascending and Descending Circulation of Polysemantic Words

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

    2. Chapter

      Pages 123-129

      The Environmental Liability Directive and the Problem of Terminological Consistency

    3. Chapter

      Pages 131-143

      Emission Allowances: Non-legal Terminology and Problems of Qualification

    4. Chapter

      Pages 145-157

      The Influence of Directive 2008/99/EC on the Harmonization and Renewal of the Lexicon of Environmental Criminal Law

  7. Language and Criminal Proceedings. Some Case-Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

    2. Chapter

      Pages 161-180

      The Exchange of Information Extracted from the Criminal Record: The Heterogeneity of the National Legal Systems and Problems of Language

    3. Chapter

      Pages 181-191

      Exchange of DNA Data Across the EU: Issues and Perspectives in Light of the Principle of Proportionality

    4. Chapter

      Pages 193-202

      A “Neglected Appendage”: Reflections on the Difficulties of Victim Protection in EU Law

    5. Chapter

      Pages 203-214

      The European Investigation Order

    6. Chapter

      Pages 215-238

      Multiculturalism, Coercive Measures, Human Rights in EU Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters