Teresa Armenta Deu
Guillermo Ormazabal Sánchez
Susana Oromí Vall-llovera
Carles Palacio Cebriá
María Jesús Gutiérrez del Moral
Carolina Fons Rodríguez
Marco Maria Scoletta
Francesco Viganò
Victoria Berzosa Franco
Cristina Sala Donado
Sílvia Pereira Puigvert
Luca Lupária
Antonio Rodrigo Mortera Díaz
María Félix Tena Aragón
Eduardo A. Donna
Geraldo Luiz Mascarenhas Prado
Natalia Barbero
Soraya Amrani Mekki
Raphaële Parizot
Sergi Corominas Bach
Mª Pía Calderón Cuadrado
Teresa Arruda Alvim Wambier
Lorenzo M. Bujosa Vadell
Virginia Pardo Iranzo
Anibal Quiroga Leon
Ma. Cristina Chiabra Valera
Coral Arangüena Fanego
José Luís Linares Pineda
Elena Burgoa Arenales
Teresa Pizarro Beleza
Frederico de Lacerda da Costa Pinto
Sophía Romero Rodríguez
Carina Gómez Fröde
Diego Palomo Vélez
Kai Ambos
Ezequiel Malarino
Pablo Galain Palermo
Giovanni F. Priori Posada
Francisco Verbic
Manuel-Jesús Cachón Cadenas
Santiago Pereira Campos
Rita Mill
Gustavo Badaró
Carlos Natarén
Raúl Núñez Ojeda
Dmitry Maleshin
Mariângela Tomé Lopes
Fernando Alday López Cabello
Daniel Pastor
Marcus Vinicius Furtado Coêlho
Agustina Patricia Alvarado Urízar
Francesco Viganò
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Francesco Viganò

Senior Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Milan (Italy)



Born in 1966, he graduated from the University of Milan in 1989, and later studied at the University of Monaco of Bavaria. He obtained his license to practice as a lawyer in 1993 and his Doctorate degree in Criminal Law in 1998.

He began his academic career in 1995 as a researcher, and since 2001, he has been an Associate Professor at the University of Brescia, where he taught the compared criminal law course.

In 2004, he was appointed Professor at the University of Milan.

Since 2007, he has been teaching Criminal Law at the same University, where he is currently teaching the course in Criminal Law- Special Section. He holds the position of Coordinator of the doctorate course in Comparative, International, and Italian Criminal Law, and the position of Assistant Director of the Institute of Juridical, ecclesiastical, philosophical, judicial and criminal Sciences "Cesare Beccaria".

Since 2008, he has been a member of the "secular" Judicial Council of the District Court of Appeal of Milan.

He was a member of various international research groups in the area of Community Law, human rights and international terrorism. In particular, he participated in the research group on "State of Law and Legislation against terror" directed by Professor José Ramón Serrano-Piedecasas, Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, and the research group "Cour de Justicia y la justicia pénale (nouveaux au sein de l'espace équilibres de liberté, sécurité et la justicia) ", coordinated by the ARP (Association des recherches Pénales européennes) with the support of the Unité Mixte de Recherche en Droit comparé of Paris (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

He was the national reporter on the “L’elargissement des formes de préparation et de participation” in the XVIII Congress of Criminal Law by the International Association of Criminal Law (AIDP), which took place in Istanbul on from the 20th to the 27th of September 2009.

He has participated as a speaker in diverse training sessions for judges and lawyers, and he has attended numerous congresses and conferences in universities and research institutes abroad, including the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), the University of Passau (Germany), and the University of Talca (Chile).

Since December 2007, he has been a member of the Italian group of Italian legal experts FRALEX, commissioned by the Agency of Fundamental Rights (AFR) in the preparation of reports on the application of certain rights in Italy.

His research consists of broadening “classic” topics of crime theory and, the special part, to which he dedicated his first two books, and to current topics such as organized delinquency and Islamic terrorism, medical responsibility and euthanasia, and the relationship between criminal law and supranational sources.

He has published various collective volumes, including, recently, two systematic commentaries for the “security package” of 2008 and 2009, with Oliviero Mazza.

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