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Curriculum vitae

Alberto Cadoppi was born in Reggio Emilia on June 15, 1957.

On 10 July 1980 he obtained a degree in Law at the University of Parma with 110/110 cum laude. In 1988, he obtained the title of Ph.D. student in criminal law, while in 1985 he became a solicitor, and later a lawyer.

He has an excellent knowledge of English, good French, German and Spanish. He is also able to read Portuguese.

From 1980 to 1987, he was teaching assistant in criminal law at the University of Parma. In 1987 he was appointed researcher in criminal law, and he carried out these duties from 1987 to 1992 at the University of Trento (Faculty of Law). From 1992 to 1997, he was associate professor of criminal law at the same University. From 1997 to 2000 he was associate professor of criminal law at the University of Parma (same Faculty). He became extraordinary professor in 2000 and full-time professor in 2003. He currently teaches Criminal Law II (special part) and European and Comparative Criminal Law (in English) at the Department of Law of the University of Parma.

Until December 31, 2009 he was Director of the Department of Criminal Sciences at the University of Parma, and coordinator of the Ph.D. in Criminal Law of the same University until 2011. From 2016, he is coordinator of the Ph.D. in Legal Sciences of the Universities of Parma in agreement with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia; international relations and Erasmus delegate for the Department of Law of the University of Parma; and Director of the Central Library of the aforementioned Department of Law. From 2006 to 2010 approximately, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Parma.

In his career Prof. Cadoppi has carried out research and/or teaching activities at various Universities and Institutes, such as the Max Planck Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht in Freiburg, Germany (1983-1985, and in many other periods), the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, The United Kingdom (1987-88, 1995 and other periods), the University of Cambridge, England, The United Kingdom (1988-89), the University of British Columbia, Canada (1991), the University of Arizona in the USA (1993-94), the University of Malta (1994), the University of Queensland, Australia (1994-95), the Columbia Law School in New York, USA (2013), the Harvard Law School in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA (2015), the Mc George School of Law in Sacramento, Calif., USA (2016 and 2017), also as part of the “Overworld” program on the legalization of soft drugs.

He took part as speaker at numerous legal and criminal conferences in Italy and abroad. He participated, always as a speaker, at the conference “Legalization of soft drugs”, held on June 8, 2017 at the Sala Aldo Moro of the Chamber of Deputies in Rome. He is a member of the board of directors of the legal journal “L’indice Penale”, and he is reviewer or part of scientific committees for other legal journals in Italy and abroad.

He is the author of over 150 legal and criminal publications, some of which are published in legal journals or books in other languages (English, German, Spanish, French). Among the published books, we find I reati del curatore, Bologna, Zanichelli, 1984; Il reato omissivo proprio, 2 voll., Padova, CEDAM, 1988; Il valore del precedente nel diritto penale, Torino, Giappichelli, 1999 (ristampa 2007, II ed. 2014); Tra storia e comparazione. Studi di diritto penale comparato, Padova, CEDAM, 2014; co-author Paolo Veneziani, Elementi di diritto penale, published in 3 volumes(Padova, CEDAM). He is director(with professors Stefano Canestrari, Michele Papa e Adelmo Manna) of Trattato di diritto penale,UTET,Torino, composed of 20 volumes, published between 2010 and 2015. He was curator of other volumes, such as Prostituzione e diritto penale, Dike, Roma, 2014, and Cassazione e legalità penale, Dike, Roma, 2017).
He is also the author of legal/historical books and essays.
He was the coordinator of many research projects of national interest (Prin) financed by the Ministry of the Scientific Research. He was national coordinator of the research Prin 2008 and Prin 2010-2011. He was a consultant for the Presidency of the Justice Commission in the Chamber of Deputies in the years 2008-2011.

Parma, 2 February 2018

In faith,

Alberto Cadoppi

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