Academic Staff

Miguel Ângelo Loureiro Manero De LEMOS
Assistant Professor


Academic Qualifications
  • Master of Law in Criminal Juridical Sciences, University of Coimbra
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Coimbra

Papers/Publications

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
  • NULLUM CRIMEN NULLA POENA SINE LEGE E O DIREITO INTERNACIONAL, Em defesa de como os tribunais de guerra deram vida ao direito penal internacional, Tese de Doutoramento em Direito, Ramo de Ciências Jurídico-Criminais, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra, Agosto de 2015

  • NULLUM CRIMEN NULLA POENA SINE LEGE

  • As of today there is no doubt that terrorism is a crime under international law
  • Terrorism is a crime under international law

  • Think again: is the Security Council really bound by peremptory norms? Through the lens of the old imperative obligation not to inflict outrageous suffering on a people and the new jus cogens international crime of terrorism, revised version of paper delivered at 2016 American Society of International Law Midyear, November 12, 2016, Seattle, United States
  • Is the Security Council really bound by peremptory norms

  • Thoughts on the politics and legitimacy of international criminal law: treaty law versus customary law; the Security Council’s ad hoc tribunals versus the International Criminal Court, revised version of paper delivered at Fourth Annual International Criminal Law Workshop: “The Politics of International Criminal Law”, 15/09, 2016, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • Thoughts on the politics and legitimacy of international criminal law

  • Nullum Crimen, Nulla Poena Sine Lege in War Crimes Trials, In defense of the way International Criminal Tribunals fleshed out International Criminal Law from the roots of law (Crime of Agression and Crimes against Humanity in Göring and some references to Tadić, Galić and Brđanin), Paper delivered at the Lancashire Law School, Workshop on International and Comparative Aspects of Responding to War Crimes, 24 August 2015.
  • Nullum Crimen, Nulla Poena Sine Lege in War Crimes Trials

  • Judgement, Prosecutor v. Fofana and Kondewa, Case No.SCSL-04-14-A, A. Ch., 28 May 2008  [Commentary]. In: Klip, André / Sluiter, Goran (eds.), Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. Vol. 46. Intersentia, Antwerp, Oxford, Portland, 2014.

  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2009): [Commentary]. In: Klip, André / Sluiter, Goran (eds.), Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. The International Criminal Tribunal for East-Timor. Vol. 16. Intersentia, Antwerp, Oxford, Portland, 2009, p. 517-572.

  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2010): [Commentary]. In: Klip, André / Sluiter, Goran (eds.), Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. The Special Court for Sierra Leone. Vol. 21. Intersentia, Antwerp, Oxford, Portland, 2010, p. 811-819.

  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2013): [Commentary]. In: Klip, André / Sluiter, Goran (eds.), Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Vol. 36. Intersentia, Antwerp, Oxford, Portland, December 2012, p. 496-408.

  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2013): [Commentary]. In: Klip, André / Sluiter, Goran (eds.), Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. The International Criminal Court. Vol. 40. Intersentia, Antwerp, Oxford, Portland, March 2013, p. 611-614. 

EUROPEAN CRIMINAL LAW

  • O défice democrático na União Europeia e o direito criminal, Master thesis presented on the 30th of July of 2007 in the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra available in  http://www.fd.uc.pt/ma/doc1.pdf
  • National Raporteur. A European Criminal Record as a means of combating organised crime (Falcone Project 2000/FAL/168). Institute of Advanced Legal Studies,.London, Coord. Helen Xanthaki. Portuguese Report (co-authored with Pedro Caeiro)
  • National Raporteur. A European Criminal Record as a means of combating organised crime (Falcone Project 2000/FAL/168). Institute of Advanced Legal Studies,.London, Coord. Helen Xanthaki. Portuguese Report (co-authored with Pedro Caeiro).
  • National Raporteur. Feasibility study on the creation of a database for prosecutions and investigations ( JAI/AGIS/2003/002). IALS. Coord. Helen Xanthaki. Portuguese Report (co-authored with Pedro Caeiro), published here.
  • National Raporteur. Standard model for evaluation of the impact of EU instruments adopted in the framework of Title VI of the TEU Pilot Project – Evaluation of the impact of the framework decision of 19 July 2002 on combating trafficking in human beings (AGIS). ECLAN / Ministère de la Justice belge / Ministère de la Justice Luxembourgeois. Coord. Anne Weyembergh / Veronica Santamaria. Portuguese Report (co-authored with Pedro Caeiro) publishedhere.
  • National raporteur. Evaluation of the Legal Framework Applicable to Combating Terrorism in the EU Member States (RS 12). Centre for Strategy and Evaluation Services & ECLAN / European Commission. Coord. Clive Walker. Portuguese report (co-authored with Pedro Caeiro), 2013.
  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2013): "Content and impact of approximation: the case of terrorist offences (Council Framework Decisions of 2002 and 2008)", in Francesca Galli / Anne Weyembergh (eds.), Approximation of Substantive Criminal Law in the EU. The Way Forward, Bruxelas: Ed. ULB, 2013, p. 153-167
MACAO’S LAW

  • The Right of Appeal: a guarantee of the defendant... or not quite?, Actas do Simpósio de Assuntos Jurídicos Regionais – III, Cadernos de Ciência Jurídica n.º7, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Macau, paper presented on the Symposium on Regional Legal Issues in Shanghai, China on 15 and 16 May, 2007
  • Direitos Fundamentais e Processo Penal: o Habeas Corpus, o Direito ao Recurso de Decisão Condenatória e as Funções de Tutela de Direitos Fundamentais do Tribunal de Instrução Criminal, Conference on the Legislative Assembly of Macau by ocasion of the Second Meeting on Criminal Law Procedure and Fundamental righs, (forthcoming)
HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

  • Contributing comments on articles 47-51 of the Portuguese Constitution for the “Report on the Situation of Fundamental Rights in Portugal in 2005” issued by the EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights.

 

PORTUGUESE LAW

  • O direito ao recurso da decisão condenatória enquanto direito constitucional e direito humano fundamental Estudos em homenagem ao Prof. Doutor Jorge de Figueiredo Dias / Organ. Manuel da Costa Andrade, Maria João Antunes, Susana Aires de Sousa. - Coimbra : Coimbra Editora, 2010. - 3º vol.- p. 723-940
  • A Última Reforma do Código de Processo Penal Português – Alterações mais Significativas, Boletim da Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Macau, Ano XIII, nº 26, 2008
  • Um sistema de recursos inconstitucional? Análise à luz do Código de Processo Penal português, 2005, available at: http://www.fd.uc.pt/ma/doc2.pdf
  • O sistema de execução sucessiva de várias penas previsto no artigo 62º do Código Penal. Uma proposta para um novo sistema, 2003, available at: http://www.fd.uc.pt/ma/doc3.pdf
  • Caeiro, Pedro / Lemos, Miguel Ângelo (2013): “Country Analysis - Portugal”, in Oswald Jansen (ed.), Administrative Sanctions in the European Union, Intersentia: 2013, p. 467-496

 

Contact Details

Faculty of Law (FLL)
University of Macau, E32,
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China.

Room: 2042
Telephone: 88224093

E-mail address: miguelma@umac.mo