Full Professor (Chair) of Procedural Law at the University of Barcelona since May 2011.

-Visiting professor at the following Universities: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany), Università di Bologna and Università LUISS (Italy), Université Lumière Lyon 2 (France), Julius Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (Germany), Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad Católica del Táchira (Venezuela), Universidad Notarial Argentina (La Plata), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile), Universidad de Antofagasta (Chile), Universidad Libre de Colombia Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú, Universidad Nacional del Altiplano de Puno (Perú), Universidad Nacional de Cajamarca y Universidad Privada del Norte (Perú).

– Author of 15 books: The appeal before the Court of Justice of the European Union (1998), Fact and Law in Criminal Cassation (2000), The ex officio initiation of criminal investigations (2001), The Civil Cassation (2003), Procedural Substitution (2004), Res Judicata (2006), Prima Facie Judgments (2007), Evaluation of Evidence (2010), Fundamentals of Criminal Procedure Law (Buenos Aires 2012), The doubt in criminal procedure (2013), Procedural Law I, Introduction (2014), Procedural Law II, Civil Procedure (2015).

– Author of over 100 scientific articles in specialized Procedural Law.

– Panelist at over 90 international conferences.

– Member of the Associazione Italiana fra gli Studiosi del Processo Civile (2015), International Association of Procedural Law (2011), Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Procesal (2006) and Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht (2005).

– 4 Doctorates Honoris Causa: Universidad Nacional de Ucayali (Perú 2014) Universidad José Carlos Mariátegui (Perú 2015), Universidad Nacional José Faustino Sánchez Carrión (Perú 2016) and Universidad Nacional de Piura (Perú 2016).

– Founder, with Michele Taruffo, of the Collection “Process and Law”, in Marcial Pons Editor, codirected with Eduardo Oteiza and Daniel Mitidiero.

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