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CURRICULUM VITAE

MAFFEI STEFANO

Italian, 2 July 1975

Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Via Università 12,
43121 Parma, Italy
Telephone & Fax +39 0521 034528 - +39 0521 034532
E-mail stefano.maffei@unipr.it

*CURRENT POSITION
Full-time Lecturer in Criminal Procedure, University of Parma, since 2005

*FP7 PROJECTS

FIDUCIA- New European Crimes and Trust-Based Policy
www.fiduciaproject.eu
Coordinator, since Feb. 1, 2012

EUROJUSTIS – Social Indicators of Public Confidence In Justice – www.eurojustis.eu
Head of the Parma University Research Unit, 2008-2011

*ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

JANUARY 2007 – PRESENT
•English for Law & International Transactions (EFLIT)
Academic Coordinator
EFLIT started in 2006 at the University of Parma and is now active in more than 15 cities around Italy. It provides skill-based training in Legal English, Contract & Corporate Law, Advocacy & Litigation to graduates in law, lawyers and magistrates. www.englishforlaw.it

JANUARY 2008 – PRESENT
•Faculty of Law, University of Catanzaro, Italy
Adjoint Professor of Criminal Procedure

*WORK EXPERIENCE

OCTOBER 2004 – OCTOBER 2006
Linacre College, University of Oxford (UK)
Junior Research Fellow (Post-doctoral research in the field of Human Rights and Criminal Procedure)

APRIL 2004 – DECEMBER 2004
Researcher & Project manager
EPLC - European Public Law Center (Greece)

*EDUCATION

JULY 2001-OCTOBER 2004
St. Hugh’s College - University of Oxford (UK)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. – D. Phil.)
Thesis Title “Confrontation of adverse witnesses: a European perspective”

AUGUST 2002-JUNE 2003
Harvard Law School (USA)
Visiting researcher at the European Law Research Center of HLS

MARCH 2001-MAY 2004
University of Genova (Italy)
Dottorato di ricerca in Diritto e Procedura Penale (Ph. D)
Thesis Title “Giusto processo penale e diritto dell’imputato a confrontarsi con l’accusatore”

SEPTEMBER 2000- JULY 2001
St. Hugh’s College - University of Oxford (UK)
Master of Studies in Legal Research

NOVEMBER 1994 – MARCH 1999
University of Pavia (Italy)
First degree in Law (4-year course, final grade 110/110 with distinction)
Final dissertation: “The investigations of defence counsel in Italian criminal procedure”

*LANGUAGE SKILLS

ENGLISH
• Reading skills Excellent
• Writing skills Excellent
• Verbal skills Excellent

FRENCH
• Reading skills Excellent
• Writing skills Good
• Verbal skills Excellent

MODERN GREEEK
• Reading skills Basic
• Writing skills Basic
• Verbal skills Basic

*PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Lawyer, Member of the BAR in Brescia (Italy), since 2003
World Bank Consultant, since 2010
Member of the Scientific Council of the Utrecht Law Review, since 2007
Director, ECCLE – The European Center for Continuing Legal Education, since 2009

*I.T. SKILLS

Extensive experience with PC platforms.
Extensive experience in the use of the major legal databases: Westlaw/Lexis-nexis/FindLaw, Hein on Lin
Personal Website: www.maffeistefano.it

*SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES

Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Temple Law School, Philadelphia, 2011
Ambassadorial Scholarship, Rotary Foundation, 2002-2003
Senior Graduate Scholarship, St. Hugh’s College-Oxford, 2001-2003
Postgraduate award, Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB), United Kingdom, 2001-2003
Chevening Scholarship, British Council (UK), 2000
Prize for the Best Candidate at the Bar exam 2002, Bar Association, Brescia, 2002
Prize for the Best Student and Graduate of the Law Faculty, University of Pavia (Italy), 1997 and 1999

*SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

-The Right to Confrontation in Europe (Groningen, Europa Law Publishing, 2012)
-Il diritto al confronto con l’accusatore (The right to confront the accuser) (Piacenza, CELT, 2003)
-Il codice di procedura penale francese (Translation of the French Code of Criminal Procedure into Italian), with forewords by J. PRADEL and P. CORSO (Piacenza, CELT, 2002)

Journal Articles

-Crime and Criminal Justice in Italy (co-author I. Merzagora-Betsos), in [2007] European Journal of Criminology 461-482
-Ipnosi, poligrafo, narcoanalisi, risonanza magnetica: sincerità e verità nel processo penale (Hypnosis, Polygraph, Narcoanalysis and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Sincerity and Truth in the Criminal Process) [2006] Indice penale 717-734
-Book Review - Amerasinghe, Evidence in International Litigation, in (2006) 75 Nordic Journal of International Law, 183-186
-Negotiations “on Evidence” and Negotiations “on Sentence”: Adversarial Experiments in Italian Criminal Procedure [2004] Journal of International Criminal Justice 1050-1069
-Le testimonianze anonime nella giurisprudenza della Corte eur.dir.uomo (Anonymous witnesses in ECHR law) [2003] Cassazione penale 1560-15
-Un caso in tema di dichiarazioni testimoniali d’accusa «ritrattate» nella giurisprudenza della Corte eur.dir.uomo (Prior inconsistent statements in a recent case before the European Court of Human Rights) [2002] Cassazione penale 1818-1826
-Human Rights Act 1998: Il Regno Unito Incorpora la Conv.eur.dir.uomo nel proprio ordinamento interno (Human Rights Act 1988: UK incorporates the EConvHR into Domestic Law) [2001] Indice penale 1439-1456
-Prova d’Accusa e Dichiarazioni di Testimoni Assenti in una recente sentenza della Corte eur.dir. uomo (Absent Witnesses in a recent case before the European Court of Human Rights)
[2001] Cassazione penale 2836-2850
-Osservazioni sulla corrispondenza epistolare tra imputato detenuto e difensore (Considerations on the mail correspondence between the defendant in custody and counsel) [2000] Archivio della nuova procedura penale 3-10
-Reati tributari: inedito obbligo di comunicazione di sentenze penali (Tax Crimes: disclosure of criminal judgements to administrative authorities) [2000] Corriere tributario 3064-3077

Essays in Edited Books

-Articoli 470-499 (Analytical Comment to Articles 470 to 499 of the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure) in CORSO (ed), Commento al codice di procedura penale (Piacenza, CELT, 2008) 2223-2300
-Articoli 434-437 (Analytical comment to Artcles 434 to 437 of the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure) in TRANCHINA (ed), Commento al codice di procedura penale (Milan, Giuffré, 2008) 3317-3333
-Diritti degli accusati e dei sospettati (Rights of accused and suspects) in FLORES (ed), Diritti Umani-Cultura dei diritti e dignità della persona nell'epoca della globalizzazione. Dizionario (Torino, Utet, 2007) vol. I, 317-320
-The right to vote, to be elected and to form parties, in AA.VV., YPSILANTIS I – Training of Moldovan Jurists on the Rule of Law and Support to the Necessary Legal Reforms in Moldova (London, Esperia, 2006) 13-25
-Commento all’art. 444 c.p.p. (Comment to the art. 444 of the Code of criminal procedure), in A. CADOPPI (ed), Commentario delle norme contro la violenza sessuale e contro la pedofilia (4th edn, Padova, Cedam, 2006) 935-943
-La Competenza Penale del Giudice di Pace: Profilo Storico-Sistematico (The Criminal Jurisdiction of the Justice of the Peace: Historical and Systematic Overview) in
BARTOLINI and CORSO (eds), Il Codice del giudice di pace civile e penale, (6th edn, Piacenza,
Celt, 2005) 109-148
-Artt. 34 e 35 (Analytical Comment to Arts. 34 and 35 of the Law on the Justice of the Peace) in
BARTOLINI and CORSO (eds), Il Codice del giudice di pace civile e penale, (6th edn Piacenza
Celt 2005) 387-397
-Articoli 470-495 (Analytical Comment to Articles 470 to 495 of the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure) in CORSO (ed), Commento al codice di procedura penale (Piacenza, CELT, 2004) 1792-1847.

PAPERS, LECTURES, SEMINARS

Lecturer, Master in Psicologia Giuridica e Criminologia (Judicial Psychology and Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Cagliari, 2007/08

Visiting Fellow in the Center for Criminology, University of Oxford, 3-10 February 2006
Holding of a seminar entitled “Justice in Time”

Lecturer, Master in Psicopatologia Forense (Forensic Psychopathology), Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, University of Ferrara, 2005/06 & 2006/07

Lecturer, Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Legali, University of Parma, since 2005

Lecturer at the Academy of European Public Law (Summer School for post-graduate students on law and political sciences, funded by the Socrates Erasmus Programme)
Athens, Greece, September 2004 and 2005

Lecture on “The Right to a Speedy Proceeding”, project ALEXANDROS (Support to Legal Reforms in Iran, funded by the Greek Government)
Tehran, Iran, May 2005

Paper on “Diritti fondamentali e testimone vulnerabile: l’esperienza sovra-nazionale e comparativa” (Fundamental Rights and the Vulnerable Witness: a Supra-national and Comparative Approach)
International Superior Institute for Criminal Sciences - ISISC, Siracusa, April 2005

Lecture on “Democracy and Elections”, project DEMOS (Democratic elections motivation, orientation and support, financed by the European Commission)
Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 2006

Lectures on “European social law” and “European criminal law” in the LL.M. in European Public Law and European Integration,
Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey February 2007

Lectures on “Legal Research and Methodology” in the LL.M. in European Public Law and European Integration,
Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2007

Paper “Crime Fear, Public Confidence and Criminal Justice in Italy”
VII Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology
Bologna, 27 September 2007

Lecture “Negotiated Criminal Justice in Italy”
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, 4 March 2008

Lecture “The Gäfgen Case: European Human Rights Protection”
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland OR, 1 October 2008

Lecture “The Gäfgen Case: Coerced Confessions and Torture in ECHR Law” III International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar, Franklin Pierce Law School Washington DC, 21 May 2009

Paper presented to an International Symposium on the “Exclusionary Rule” : “The Cloak of the Law: Fruit Falling from the Poisonous Tree”
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, 9 October 2009

Professor/Teacher

  • Full cicle (5 years) LAW A.Y. 2016/2017
  • Full cicle (5 years) LAW A.Y. 2015/2016
  • Full cicle (5 years) LAW A.Y. 2014/2015

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034528 - 034345(pomeriggio)