Ines Armada graduated in Law at the University Complutense of Madrid in 2009. As a member of the Madrid´s Bar Association she worked in a Spanish law firm specialized in criminal law for two years. She then obtained an LL.M in International Law at the Complutense University, completing her studies with an LL.M at the College of Europe.
Following an internship at the European Parliament, she became a PhD researcher at the VUB and the ULB, under the co-supervision of Prof. Paul de Hert and Prof. Anne Weyembergh. She is also working at the European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN).
Her doctoral research deals with the problem of obtaining and using evidence in EU cross-border cases. It focuses on the practical use of the existing instruments of judicial cooperation, with particular attention to the issue of admissibility of evidence obtained by means of special investigative techniques.
- Research paper “Critical Assessment of the Existing European Arrest Warrant Framework Decision”, with Anne Weyembergh and Chloé Brière, January 2014, available at http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/etudes/join/2013/510979/IPOL-JOIN_ET%282013%29510979%28ANN01%29_EN.pdf.
- Article “The European Investigation Order and the Lack of European Standards for Gathering Evidence: Is a Fundamental Rights-based Ground for Refusal the Solution?”, New Journal of European Criminal Law, forthcoming.
Inés Armada (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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