Research group Researchers and lecturers within this theme pursue various projects by an overarching interest in the tensions that arise when desires to achieve a more secure society intersect and potentially clash with other ideas, including general principles of law, rule of law, and human rights.
The research condected within the theme is governed by the involved researchers' areas of interest.
Current projects include:
Research have been conducted on: Several models for supervision and control of for example Health and Care Institutions; Transnational crime and begging; and Implementation of international legal instruments om human trafficking.
Several research projects have been about issues of relevance for the police, such as Bodily search and examination; Efficiency and rule of law in police work; and Rule-of-law aspects of electronic intelligegence gathering.
Past projects also include research such as Legal aspects of state emergency and crisis management; Law enforcement issues; and Prosecutor's authority to decide whether to prosecute or not and more.
More information about ongoing research may be found on the individual webpages of the involved researchers.