Legal Experts Advisory Panel

Advisory Board on Extradition Matters

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The Legal Experts Advisory Panel (or LEAP) is an EU-wide network of experts in criminal justice and human rights which works to promote fair and effective judicial cooperation within Europe. There are currently over 120 members, made up of lawyers, NGOs, and academics, covering all 28 EU Member States.

Through Fair Trials’ coordination, LEAP is able to offer an expert view on a broad range of EU criminal justice topics, while also boosting cooperation between human rights defenders in cross-border work. LEAP’s importance has been acknowledged by the EU, which has recognised the network’s contribution to EU Justice.

Dr. Stefano Maffei is a member of this advisory board and together with his team provides advice on extradition matters.

LEAP is coordinated by Fair Trials Europe.