Criminal Law and Justice in Comparative Perspectives – Examples from the USA, Indonesia, and Germany
Brian Pearce, US Department of Justice Attaché, US Embassy Bangkok
Narendra Jatna, Attorney Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Bangkok
Dr. Lasse Schuldt, DAAD Expert Lecturer, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Govenrance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University
On 31 March 2015 CPG held a seminar on “Criminal Law and Justice in Comparative Perspectives” at the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus. The first paper was presented by Brian Pearce, U.S. Department of Justice Attaché at the Embassy of the United States of America in Bangkok, explaining differences and common principles of criminal in Thai and American criminal procedures. He was followed by Narendra Jatna, Attorney Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Bangkok, talking on historical and current perspectives on criminal law and justice in Indonesia. Finally, Dr. Lasse Schuldt, DAAD Expert-Lecturer at CPG/Faculty of Law of Thammasat University, gave a presentation on the legal framework of pre-trial detention in Germany with a particular focus on the contentious issue of bailouts.