dr. Lachezar Yanev

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Dr. Lachezar Yanev is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has previously worked as an assistant legal officer in Trial Chamber II of the SCSL and has also interned at the ICTY and at the ICC. He holds a Ph.D. (Tilburg University, 2016, cum laude) and a LL.M. degree in international criminal and human rights law (Utrecht University, 2010, cum laude). In 2018, he published his monograph, Theories of Co-Perpetration in International Criminal Law (Brill | Nijhoff). His research and publications extend in the field of international criminal, jurisdictional and human rights law.

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International Criminal Law, PhD, Tilburg University

Award Date: 14 Oct 2016

International Criminal and Human Rights Law, Master, Universiteit Utrecht

Award Date: 25 Aug 2010

User created Keywords

  • international criminal law
  • human rights law
  • comparative criminal law
  • jurisdictional law
  • universal jurisdiction
  • fragmentation
  • legal doctrine


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