Rule of Law and Security

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:
- "Policing in Sweden - Efficiency and Rule of Law in Police Work", conducted by researchers in Law and Political Science, and financed by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond,
- The Police's authority to use bodily search and examination,
- Transnational crime and begging,
- Supervision and control of Social Services Authorities and Health and Care Institutions

Past projects include research on legal aspects of state emergency and crisis management, rule-of-law aspects of electronic intelligegence gathering, implementation of international legal instruments om human trafficking, law enforcement issues, and more. More information about ongoing research may be found on the individual webpages of the involved researchers.

 

For further information on this research theme, please contact:
Lena Landström