prof. dr. sc. Elizabeta Ivičević Karas
prof. dr. sc.
Elizabeta Ivičević Karas

Elizabeta Ivičević Karas is Professor at the Department of Criminal Procedural Law at Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb and then pursued with postgraduate European Studies at University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and University of Zagreb and obtained her postgraduate degree in the field of European Studies. She obtained her Master of Science degree in Criminal Law at the University of Zagreb and her PhD in co-tutelle at University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and University of Zagreb. She passed the bar exam.

She teaches Criminal Procedural Law, Penitentiary Law and Human Rights and Criminal Justice, at both graduate and postgraduate level. So far, she was a head researcher of two scientific projects and participated as the key expert or a researcher in other projects. She was a speaker at many home and international law conferences. She is the executive editor of the Croatian Annual of Criminal Sciences and Practice. Her publications include four books (one as co-author), two manuals (co-author) and numerous scientific papers, articles and reviews. 

She was a head of two Ministry of Justice expert groups for draft amendments of Criminal Procedure Act and member of several other expert groups for draft amendments of legislation. She is a member of Scientific Council for Government Administration, Judicature and the Rule of Law of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Art. She is also a member of the Fair Trials – Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP), the Croatian Law Centre, the Croatian Association of Criminal Sciences and Practice and the Croatian Association of European Criminal Law. 

Više

EDUKACIJA

Graduation year: 2000

mr.sc. graduation year: 2004

PhD graduation year: 2007

Employed since: 2001

KONTAKT

E-mail:
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Public phone number:
4564 320
Department:
Criminal Procedural Law
Consultations:

Thursdays from 9,30 a. m.

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)
  Author's books
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Penitentiary Law .
Zagreb : Narodne novine, 2016.

2. Munivrana Vajda, Maja; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
International Encyclopaedia for Criminal Law: Croatia .
Netherlands : Wolters Kluwer, 2016 (monograph).

3. Krapac, Davor; Đurđević, Zlata; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Bonačić, Marin; Burić, Zoran.
Judgments of the European Court for Human Rights against the Republic of Croatia in Criminal Matters .
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2013 (handbook).

4. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Comentary of Act on the Procedure of Confiscation of Pecuniary Gain Acquired through a Criminal Offence and Misdemeanour .
Zagreb : Narodne novine, 2011 (monograph).

5. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Confiscation of property gain acquired through a criminal offence .
Zagreb : Hrvatsko udruženje za kaznene znanosti i praksu, 2004 (monograph).
 
  Book chapters
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Roksandić Vidlička, Sunčana.
The Relevance of Asset Recovery Policies in Transitional Societies: The Croatian Perspective // Chasing Criminal Money Challenges and Perspectives On Asset Recovery in the EU / Ligeti, Katalin ; Simonato, Michele, editor(s).
UK : Hart Publishing, 2017. Str. 229-254.

2. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Munivrana Vajda, Maja.
Criminal law and children // Prava djece, Multidisciplinarni pristup. / Hrabar, Dubravka, editor(s).
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu, 2016. Str. 147-171.

3. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Some issues on regulating the main hearing in the Croatian criminal procedure - normative framework and practice // Glavni pretres i suđenje u razumnom roku / Bejatović, Stanko ; Jovanović, Ivan, editor(s).
Beograd : Misija OEBS-a u Srbiji, 2015.. Str. 92-110.

4. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Application of the theory of appearances within the principle of equality of arms // Liber amicorum Mihajlo Dika : zbornik radova u čast 70. rođendana prof. dr. sc. Mihajla Dike / Uzelac, Alan ; Garašić, Jasnica ; Maganić, Aleksandra, editor(s).
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2013. Str. 943-962.

5. Đurđević, Zlata; Gluščić, Stjepan; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Josipović, Ivo; Novoselec Hajrija.
Penal procedural law-Casebook // Kazneno procesno pravo, Primjerovnik / Zlata Đurđević, Stjepan Gluščić, editor(s).
Zagreb : Narodne novine, 2012. Str. 93-118.

6. Novoselec, Hajrija; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Legal remedy procedure - appeal // Kazneno procesno pravo, primjerovnik / Đurđević, Zlata ; Gluščić, Stjepan, editor(s).
Zagreb : Narodne novine, 2012. Str. 207-250.

7. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The principle of equality of arms in the matter of expert evidence in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights // Zbornik na Pravniot fakultet "Justinijan Prvi" vo Skopje, Vo čest na Nikola Matovski / Kalajdžiev, Gordan, editor(s).
Skopje : Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Iustinianus Primus Faculty of law, 2011. Str. 155-171.

8. Ivičević, Elizabeta.
Criminal Command Responsibility // Responsibility for War Crimes (Croatian perspective-selected issues) / Josipović, Ivo, editor(s).
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet u Zagrebu, 2005. Str. 121-140.
 
  Textbooks and scripts
 

1. Ajduković, Marina; Bašić, Josipa; Buljan Flander, Gordana; Družić Ljubotina, Olja; Grgurev, Ivana; Hercigonja Novković, Vesna; Hrabar, Dubravka; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Jovančević, Milivoj; Kletečki Radović, Marijana; Kocijan-Hercigonja, Dubravka; Korać Graovac, Aleksandra; Lisičar, Hrvoje; Majstorović, Irena; Malenica, Maša; Munivrana Vajda, Maja; Pećnik, Ninoslava; Selak Bagarić, Ella; Sladović Franz, Branka; Španić, Ana- Marija.
Rights of the child - a multidisciplinary approach / Hrabar, Dubravka, editor(s).
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2016.
 
  Scientific papers in other journals
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Burić, Zoran; Bonačić, Marin.
STRENGTHENING THE RIGHTS OF THE SUSPECT AND THE ACCUSED IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS: A VIEW THROUGH THE PRISM OF EUROPEAN LEGAL STANDARDS. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 23 (2016) , 1; 11-58 (preliminary note).

2. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Burić, Zoran; Bonačić, Marin.
The Rights of Defence in Different Stages of the Croatian Criminal Procedure: Results of Practical Studies. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 23 (2016) , 2; 509-545 (journal article).

3. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Moving the limits of the right to a defence counsel under the influence of European criminal law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 22 (2015) , 2; 355-382 (journal article).

4. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The Principle of non bis in idem in European Criminal Law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 21 (2014) , 2; 271-294 (journal article).

5. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Reflections on Reform of Croatian Criminal Procedure through the Perspective of the Defendant's Right to a Fair Trial. // Zbornik radova Pravnog fakulteta Nišu. 53 (2014) , 68; 475-496 (journal article).

6. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Preparatory Colloquium 24-27 September 2013, Antalya (Turkey), Section III: Information Society and Penal Law, Croatia. // Revue électronique de l'AIDP / Electronic Review of the IAPL / Revista electrónica de la AIDP. Year 2014 (2014) ; 7:1-7:9 (journal article).

7. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
PROBATIVE FORCE OF IONVESTIGATION RESULTS ACCORDING TO THE PROPOSAL OF THE NEW CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 20 (2013) , 2; 691-714.

8. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Puljić, Dorotea.
JUDGEMENT BASED ON PLEA BARGAINING IN CROATIAN CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW AND THE CASE LAW OF THE COUNTY COURT IN ZAGREB. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 20 (2013) , 2; 823-849.

9. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Kos, Damir.
Application of the principle of non bis in idem in croatian criminal law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 19 (2012) , 2; 555-584 (journal article).

10. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Act on the Procedure of Confiscation of Pecuniary Gain Acquired through a Criminal Offence and Misdemeanour: some open questions and possible solutions. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 18 (2011) , 2; 557-578.

11. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Kos, Damir.
Judicial review of the indictment. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 18 (2011) , 2; 449-470.

12. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Establishing the pecuniary gain acquired through a criminal offence through the application of the gross or the net principle regarding the legal nature of the (extended) confiscation of pecuniary gain. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 17 (2010) , 1; 191-210.

13. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The reforms of contemporary French criminal procedure from the aspects of strengthening the procedural role of the State Attorney. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 17 (2010) , 1; 109-124 (review article).

14. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The Criminal Responsibility Of The Legal Entities In Croatian Law- The Inspirations From The French Law And Certain Peculiarities Of The Croatian Legislation. // Slovenian Law Review. 6 (2009) , 1-2; 121-135 (review article).

15. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Coercive actions and measures for acquiring objects for the needs of the criminal procedure: novelties in the draft criminal procedure act of june 2008. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 15 (2008) , 2; 939-972 (journal article).

16. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The defendant's right to examine prosecution witnesses in the stage of investigation as an important aspect of the principle of equality of arms of parties in criminal proceedings (on the occasion of the judgment of the European court of human rights in the Kovač vs. Croatia case). // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 14 (2007) ; 999-1018 (review article).

17. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The Principle of Equality of Arms as a Constitutive Element of the Right to a Fair Trial under Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. // Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu. 57 (2007) , 4-5; 761-788 (journal article).

18. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Confiscation of illegally acquired pecuniary gain. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 14 (2007) , 2; 673-694.

19. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Establishing the pecuniary gain acquired through a criminal offence in Croatian judicial practice (with research on judicial practice at Zagreb county court). // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 11 (2004) , 1; 217-238 (review article).

20. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
DISPOSSESSION OF PROPERTY GAINS OBTAINED BY A CRIMINAL ACT IN CASES OF ORGANIZED CRIME - THE REVIEW OF THE PROBLEMS OF THE REDUCTION OF THE STANDARD OF EVIDENCE AND THE INVERSION OF THE BURDEN OF PROOF. // Hrvatska pravna revija. 8 (2004) ; 102-110 (review article).

21. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
ON THE LEGAL CHARACTER OF THE INSTITUTE OF CRIMINAL FORFEITURE IN COMPARATIVE LAW AND CROATIAN LAW. // Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu. 54 (2004) , 3-4; 681-705 (review article).
 
  Nonscientific papers in other journals
 

1. Đurđević, Zlata; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Burić, Zoran.
A Blueprint for the European Public Prosecutor’s Office? EU model rules of criminal procedure. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 19 (2012) , 1; 363-396.

2. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Bonačić, Marin.
Seminar: The most recent case law of the European court for human rights concerning criminal law, 13 and 14 November 2012, Strasbourg, France. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 19 (2012) , 2; 955-958.

3. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Modern preliminary criminal procedure in the Republic of Croatia and in Europe. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 17 (2010) , 1; 1-6.

4. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Getoš, Anna-Maria.
Reform of Croatian economic criminal law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 17 (2010) , 1; 175-180.

5. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Annual Forum on Combating Corruption and Fraud in the EU 2009 with an Emphasis on the Confiscation of the Proceeds of Crime. ERA, Trier, 19-20 February 2009. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 16 (2009) , 1; 383-389.

6. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Krstulović, Antonija; Rittossa, Dalida.
XVIIIth Conference of the Croatian Association of Criminal Sciences. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 13 (2006) , 1; 359 - 370..

7. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Plaider coupable - a new alternative to the traditional criminal procedure in French law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 12 (2005) , 1; 203-208 (journal article).

8. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Plaider coupable - a new alternative to the traditional criminal procedure in French law. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 12 (2005) , 1; 203-208 (journal article).

9. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Seminar on International Criminal Law: International cooperation in criminal matters, Syracuse, 6-29 May 2004. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 11 (2004) , 2; 1137-1143.

10. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Novosel, Dragan.
TYPES AND RANGES OF PUNISHMENTS APPLIED THROUGH THE INSTRUMENT OF A CRIMINAL ORDER AND THEIR RELATION WITH PUNISHMENTS PRONOUNCED BY THE COURTS IN CRIMINAL SENTENCES. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 11 (2004) , 2; 675-699 (journal article).

11. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
THE AMERICAN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM AS JUSTIFICATION FOR THE USE OF EXTORTION OF DEPOSITION METHODS (“STRESS AND DURESS” TACTICS). // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 10 (2003) , 1; 69-74 (journal article).

12. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Symposium on the Legal Protection of Persons with mental Disorders in the Republic of Croatia: Analysis of Legal Solutions and Practice - de lege lata, de lege ferenda, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapče in Zagreb, 8-9 May 2003. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 10 (2003) , 1; 237-245.

13. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Conference on the Impact of Community Law/European Union Law on the National Criminal Law of the Member States, Faculty of Law in Zagreb, 26 March 2003. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 10 (2003) , 1; 247-252.

14. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Is german juvenile penal law still contemporary?. // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 9 (2002) , 2; 573-578.

15. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
International conference "European penal law and Switzerland". // Hrvatski ljetopis za kazneno pravo i praksu. 8 (2001) , 2; 325-328.
 
  Published invited lectures
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Mažuranić's reforms and execution of prison sentences // Intelektualac, kultura, reforma: Ivan Mažuranić i njegovo vrijeme / Čepulo, Dalibor ; Rogić Musa, Tea ; Roksandić, Drago, editor(s).
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleža, 2019. 207-227 (invited talk,published,scientific).
 
  Scientific conference papers with international peer-review
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
DECISIONS RENDERED IN ABSENTIA AS A GROUND TO REFUSE THE EXECUTION OF A EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT: EUROPEAN LEGAL STANDARDS AND IMPLEMENTATION IN CROATIAN LAW // EU and Member States: Legal and Economic Issues / Duić, Dunja ; Petrašević, Tunjica, editor(s).
Osijek : Pravni fakultet u Osijeku, 2019. 459-475 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

2. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
REOPENING OF PROCEEDINGS IN CASES OF TRIAL IN ABSENTIA: EUROPEAN LEGAL STANDARDS AND CROATIAN LAW // EU Law in Context – Adjustment to Membership and Challenges of the Enlargement / Duić, Dunja ; Petrašević, Tunjica, editor(s).
Osijek : Pravni fakultet u Osijeku, 2018. 291-309 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

3. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Commentary on some questionable features of confiscation proceedings in Croatia // European Criminal Procedure Law in Service of Protection of European Union Financial Interests: State of Play and Challenges / Durđević, Zlata ; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta, editor(s).
Zagreb : Hrvatska udruga za europsko kazneno pravo, 2016. 167-173 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).
 
  Other refereed conference papers
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Human rights and fundamental freedoms in croatian penitentiary law // Profili hrvatskog kaznenog zakonodavstva / Krapac, Davor, editor(s).
Zagreb : Hrvatska akademija znanosti i umjetnosti, 2014. 175-205 (lecture,domestic peer-review,published,scientific).
 
  Non-refereed conference paper
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
Europeanization of Croatian criminal procedural law - strengthening procedural guarantees to make criminal proceedings more efficient // Europska budućnost hrvatskoga kaznenog pravosuđa / Barbić, Jakša, editor(s).
Zagreb : Hrvatska akademija znanosti i umjetnosti, Znanstveno vijeće za državnu upravu, pravosuđe i vladavinu prava, 2018. 23-48 (lecture,published,scientific).

2. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
On the Occasion of the Judgement of the European Court of Human Rights in the Maresti vs. Croatia Case – Analysis of Possible Influences on the Reform of Misdemeanours Law in the Republic of Croatia // III. Specijalističko savjetovanje. Primjena prekršajnog zakona i ostalih propisa s područja prekršajnog prava u Republici Hrvatskoj. Program.
Zagreb : Hrvatsko udruženje za kaznene znanosti i praksu, 2009. 1-18 (published).
 
  Unpublished papers
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Roksandić Vidlička, Sunčana.
The relevance of asset recovery policies in transitional societies: the Croatian persepctive // .
(lecture,international peer-review,unpublished,scientific).
 
  Dissertations
 

1. Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.
The principle of equality of arms in criminal matters in the jurisprudence of the EUropean Court of Human Rights and in comparative law (Croatian, French) / doctoral thesis.
Paris, Zagreb : Pravni fakultet, 29.06. 2007, 357 pages. Mentor: Cartier, Marie Elisabeth ; Novoselec, Petar.
 
  Other papers
 

1. Đurđević, Zlata; Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta; Bonačić, Marin; Burić, Zoran.
Collection of Statutes for Criminal Procedural Law, 2013.
 
  Mentoring
 

1. Pleić, Marija.
Standards on execution of pre-trial detention in criminal proceedings / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Pravni fakultet, 16.10. 2014, 403 pages. Mentor: Ivičević Karas, Elizabeta.

2. Filipović Hrvoje.
Arrest as a measure for providing the presence of a defendant and initiating the criminal proceedings / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : PRAVNI FAKULTET, 04.05.2010. 2010, 169 pages. Mentor: Prof. Dr. sc. Elizabeta Ivičević Karas.