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2019-2020

 

ROBERTA DE PAOLIS

Roberta graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Pisa in October 2019, discussing a thesis in Criminal Law focused on the comparison between Italian Confiscation and the American Civil Asset Forfeiture that paves the way to a new point of view in international cooperation.  
During her undergraduate career she was honors student at Sant'Anna School in Pisa and the Law students’ representative during the years 2017-2018. She was a visiting student at École Normale Supérieure of Paris (2016) and New York School of Law (2019), she also attended an International Phd Summer School on Business Criminality at the Norwegian School of Economics (2019). 
Her research interests include corporate criminal law, business integrity and corporate corruption, corporate liability, international and European corporate criminal law.
Her Ph.D. proposal deals with new enforcement policies against corporate corruption towards a new global governance system.  

 

GIAMMARIA GOTTI

Giammaria graduated in Law summa cum laude at the University of Milan in June 2018, discussing a dissertation in Constitutional Law on Italian and European political parties.
From September 2018 he is cultore della materia in Constitutional Law at the University of Milan. 
In February 2019 his thesis was awarded one of the best of the year by the Istituto Lombardo - Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Milan. 
Between March and October 2019 he attended the postgraduate course of specialization in Administrative Law at the University of Milan.
During his undergraduate career he was a visiting scholar at the University of Helsinki (2017) and he made an internship at the European Parliament, in Brussels (2018). 
His main research interests include both Constitutional and European law, in particular form of government and separation of powers, constitutional justice, political parties and electoral systems. 
His Ph.D. proposal is about the dynamics of EU and Italian form of government and the role of political parties and the other interest groups.
 

 

 

STEFANO PORFIDO

Stefano Porfido holds a LLM degree with distinction in “International Human Rights Law” from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. 
Prior to that, he graduated cum laude at “Sapienza” University of Rome, discussing a thesis on the criminal law of economy. After having passed in 2016 the bar exam before the Court of Appeal in Rome, he collaborated as teaching assistant with the chair of the “European criminal law” course at “Sapienza” University, broadening his studies on the development of the supranational dimension of criminal law and its implications under a constitutional and human rights discourse. 
In the framework of his professional experiences, he cooperated with the “Unione forense per la tutela dei diriti umani” bar association in advocating before the European Court of Human Rights and in drafting a Joint Shadow Report for the U.N. Universal Periodic Review of Italy – III Cycle, which critically examined the recent Italian policies and legislation on immigration. 
His main research interests include the relation between human rights and criminal law, the interplay between the national and supranational dimension of criminal law and the international law on migration and citizenship.
His Ph.D. proposal is about the use of restorative justice to deal with international environmental crimes. 
 

 

GUILHERME PRATTI DOS SANTOS MAGIOLI

Guilherme is a Brazilian lawyer graduated (2015) from the University of Vila Velha (Brazil). He attended a specialization course on Legal History (2016) and also obtained a master degree (stricto sensu) in Legal Theory (2018), both from the University of Lisbon. Part of the master thesis’ research was developed at the University of Bologna, under the Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca in Storia, Filosofia e Sociologia del Diritto e Informatica Giuridica (CIRSFID), within the Erasmus program.
His main research interests reside in the debate about juridical principles and at the intersection of law, philosophy, music and literature.

 

FILIPPO VENTURI

Filippo graduated summa cum laude in Law at the University of Pisa in June 2019, discussing a dissertation in criminal law about criminal liability in corporate groups. 
During his undergraduate career he was honors student at the Sant'Anna School in Pisa and, in July 2017, he attended a summer school in “International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration” at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in London. Over the years, Filippo underwent numerous research periods abroad, including the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) in London.
His research interests include the interactions between criminal law and immigration law (so-called “crimmigration”), omission liability in criminal law, corporate criminal liability and, more generally, economic crimes. 
His Ph.D. proposal deals with the use of the categories of the “reflexive law” and of the “regulatory theory” to study the enforced self-regulation processes imposed on corporations by criminal law.