Serena Quattrocolo

Full Professor of Italian and European Criminal Procedure at the University of Eastern Piedmont. Dean of the Law School. Former academic co-director (AY 2016-17), of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS), London. Visiting scholar at King’s College, London (AY 2016-17) and visiting professor at FGV Direito, Sao Paulo, Brasil (AY 2015-16). Stipendiantin at the Max Planck Institute for International and comparative criminal law, Freiburg i.B., Germany, 2014. Major research fields: in absentia trials, European criminal procedure, AI and criminal proceedings, preventive measures.

Ernestina Sacchetto

Ernestina Sacchetto is a Ph.D. Student at the Faculty of Law, University of Turin, where she leads a project about biometric evidence and Criminal Procedure. Visiting Ph.D. at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (AY 2018-19). Her research interests include the expert evidence in criminal proceedings, AI and criminal investigation, comparative criminal procedural law.

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Anne Schneider

is Full Professor of German, European and International Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and White Collar Crime at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Former visiting professor at the University of Bremen, Germany (2018). Post-doc and Habilitation at the University of Bonn, Germany (2012-2018). Visiting scholar at the University of Turin, Italy (2015). PhD in Law at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany (2010). Master of Laws at the University of Bristol, UK (2008). Major research interests: European criminal law and criminal procedure, comparative criminal law, corporate criminal liability, transnational criminal law and conflicts of jurisdiction, legal theory.

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Suzan Denise Hüttemann

is Full Professor of German, European and International Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Economic Crime at the Leuphana University Lüneburg. Former attorney-at-law and current Of Counsel with Redeker Sellner Dahs Rechtsanwälte, Bonn, Germany. PhD in Law at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (2012). M.Res. at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (2007). Visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany, in 2008/2009. Law studies at the BLS Hamburg (Germany) and the University of Cambridge, England.

Major research areas: European criminal law and criminal procedure, fundamental rights in judicial cooperation in criminal matters, white collar crime, psychology and law.

Miha Hafner

Miha Hafner is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, where he teaches Criminal procedure law, and a researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law Ljubljana. Apart from broader issues in the domain of the criminal procedure law, his research interests include the role of experts in criminal procedure and the intersections of criminal law and neuroscience as well as (criminal) law and psychology.

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Alberto perduca

is a Chief Prosecutor in the District of Asti. He manages a relevant number of international cases with a strong experience about fraud and money laundering – as well as of asset recovery ones. Author of numerous contributions to specialist books and reviews on Criminal Law, International Criminal law, European Criminal law, Financial Crime, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Assets recovery, Rules and Practices of Investigation and Prosecution. Extensive and continuous experience as lecturer at conferences, seminars, University courses aimed at judges, prosecutors, lawyers and law enforcement in Africa, Americas and Europe including Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Moldovia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, United Kingdom. He is appointed expert by Council of Europe (CoE), European Union (EU), Organization for Security and co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Regional Anticorruption Initiative (RAI) and Italian Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura for numerous lectures, missions and projects in Eastern Europe, Western Balkans, Turkey and Caucasus on a wide range of topics, including status and role of prosecutors, corruption, mutual legal assistance, law enforcement international co-operation, money laundering, asset recovery, war crimes, terrorism and organized crime.

Sandra Oliveira e Silva

is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Porto, where she teaches Criminal law and Criminal procedure.

Founding member of the SPC - Portuguese Society of Criminology, full member of the CJS - Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Crime, Justice and Security and integrated researcher at the CIJE – Centre for Legal and Economic Research. Fellow of the AIDP – International Association of Penal Law (since 2019) and member of the European Criminal Bar Association (since 2019).

Guest researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht (2010, 2011, 2012) and visiting scholar at the ABDConst - Brasilian Academy of Constitucional Law (2019). In 2010, she was granted a scholarship from DAAD-Deutscher Akademischer Austauch Dienst.

Her main research focuses broadly on criminal procedure and criminal evidence.

Faculty of Law, University of Porto
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