Liane Wörner

Prof. Liane Wörner

University of Konstanz

Liane Wörner is full professor at the University of Konstanz /Germany and is specialized in European and international criminal law, comparative criminal law, medical criminal law and legal theory. She holds a Master (LL.M.) from the University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison/USA (Thesis: Electronic surveillance combating terrorism). Since 2006 she is very active in international networks of criminal sciences preparing national reports for the EAK+, the IFCCLGE, and the AIDP. Already in her early career, from 2008 to 2014, Liane conducted international research on the entrenchment of criminal law within societies, comparing German and Turkish laws in an institutional setting involving the JLU, Istanbul State University, and Istanbul Kültür University. Within her postdoctoral paper she focused on legal frameworks on abortion, embryo protection, and assisted dying. In European and International criminal law matters she is a specialist on mutual recognition as regards enforcing European Arrest Warrants and European Investigation Orders, mutual assistance in criminal matters, legal aid, and legal frameworks for measurements against terrorism. In 2020 she was appointed to prepare Section II of the German report on digitalization and criminal law for the AIDP’s next world congress. Since 2019 she is a member of the scientific committee of the AIDP. Being also very active within the field of criminal policy and international diplomacy Liane is an active member of the Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) since 2017. She worked as guest professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison/USA, at the University Istanbul, and at the University of Szeged teaching comparative criminal law and procedure. Many guest lectures brought her to Japan, China, and Taiwan.