15th April 2016 :Seminar of Procedural Justice Theory
General Information: The Department of Criminal Law at the University of Salamanca (Spain), held a Seminar of Procedural Justice on 15th May 2015 in Salamanca, Spain.
The event hosts a prominent speaker in the topic of Procedural Justice Theory and Public Trust in Justice, Dr. Mike Hough, Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, University of London (UK).
Summary: Professor Mike Hough will describe procedural justice theory and its implications for policing and criminal justice. The basic principle of procedural justice theory is that if police and justice officials treat the public decently and with respect, this builds trust, and confers legitimacy on the system, and thus secures public compliance and cooperation. Mike will present some findings from the European Social Survey, and will describe applications of the theory in the IK. he will also discuss more generally the role of Criminologist and academic policy research in the UK as it relates to the criminal justice system.
The seminar is aimed at students of Salamanca University, such as students of Criminology degree, Master in Criminal Law, Master in Corruption and the Rule of Law and the doctorate course in The Rule of Law and Global Governance.
Venue: Faculty of Law, room 3 A at 10.00a.m.