Darinka Brđanović is the Deputy County State Attorney in the County State Attorney’s Office in Varaždin since 2012, and previously, in the period from 2003 to 2009, she was the Municipal State Attorney in the Municipal State Attorney’s Office in Ludbreg, and before that the duty of Deputy in the Municipal State Attorney’s Office in Varaždin. She is employed in the State Attorney’s Office since 1996, hence, since she was a trainee.
She is also the Head of Criminal Division and works on all types of criminal cases. She was appointed as the contact person for European Judicial Network in criminal matters, she is responsible for monitoring and reporting about hate crimes and she monitors and analyses legal issues of international legal aid and cooperation.
She participated at expert panels of Criminal Division of the State Attorney's Office of the Republic of Croatia, and that in 2013, as the publisher of the paper with the topic “Issue of continuity between crimes per CC/97 and CC/11 and problems related to the application of a more latent law in court practice at the area of the County State Attorney’s Office in Varaždin” and in 2018 with the paper “Ban on reformatio in peius".
Use of digital evidence in criminal matters
Presentation of use of digital evidence in criminal matters, method of excluding and obtaining these evidence, and their legality. The presentation consist of a brief review of provisions of Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, regulating the quoted topic, implementation of obtained digital evidence in specific cases and more relevant court decisions ruling about the legality respectively illegality of obtained and derived digital evidence.