Philip M. Langbroek
Dr. Philip M. Langbroek is professor of Justice Administration and Judicial organisation at the Utrecht School of Law,
Trained in public administration and law, he has taught Dutch administrative law and public administration for many years and published widely on administrative law and Ombudsmen. Inspired by the change processes in the Dutch judiciary, Langbroek has focused his research on justice and court administration, and organised,directed and participated in several international research projects in this field. Other interests are ICT’s in justice organisations and transnational judicial cooperation in Europe.
Those interests have resulted in many publications, some of which are:
- Final Report: Towards a common evaluation framework to assess mutual trust in the field of EU judicial cooperation in criminal matters (with Pim Albers, Pascal Beauvais, Jean-François Bohnert, Martin Böse,, Alain Renier and Thomas Wahl). Ministry of Security and Justice, The Hague 2013
- Designing Administrative Pre-Trial Proceedings, Eleven publishers, The Hague, December 2012. ( witht Anoeska Buijze and Milan Remac).
- Quality Management in Courts and in the Judicial Organisations in 8 Council Of Europe Member States, A qualitative inventory to hypothesise factors for success or failure, Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing CEPEJ(2011).
- Administering Courts and Judges, Rethinking the tension between accountability and independence of the judiciary, 30 October 2009,inaugural lecture, pp 1-32.http://igitur-archive.library.uu.nl/law/2009-1111-200124/UUindex.html
- The Right Judge for each Case, a comparative study of case assignment and impartiality in 6 European countries, Metro, Intersentia,
2007.(with Marco Fabri, editors and research-directors) Antwerp
Langbroek chaired the EGPA studygroup on Management and delivery of justice (2000-2006), and the EGPA Studygroup on Law and Public Administration. Currently he chairs the EGPA studygroup on Justice and Court Administration. He is a member of the editorial board of Utrecht Law Review (www.utrechtlawreview.org) and is managing editor of the International Journal for Court Administration (www.iacajournal.org). Furthermore he is member of the editorial board of the SchriftenReihe Justizforschung, published by Stämpfli Verlag AG, Bern, Switserland; Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden, Germany; and Jan Schramek Verlag KG, Vienna, Austria.
To date he is the Head of the Institute for Jurisprudence, Constitutional and Administrative Law of Utrecht School of Law.