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Educational record

 

April 1997

Doctor of Laws (Ph.D. in Law) (criminal law)

University of Turku (Finland)

Doctoral thesis: Rikosoikeudellinen huolimattomuus. Mit deutscher Zusammenfassung [Criminal Negligence]. Helsinki 1996. LVIX + 689 pages.

Grade: Laudatur

 

August 1991

Licentiate of Laws (criminal law and legal theory)

University of Turku (Finland)

Licentiate thesis: Syyllisyydestä vastuullisuuteen? Syyllisyysteoreettinen tutkimus. [From Guilt to Responsibility? A Theoretical Study on the Concept of Guilt.] Turku 1991. XIX + 226 pages.

Grade: 10/10 points

 

March 1987

Master of Laws

University of Turku (Finland)

Master’s thesis: Oikeuserehdyksen vaikutuksesta syyllisyyteen, syyksiluettavuuteen ja rangaistuksen tuomitsemiseen [Mistake as to the unlawfulness of the act in criminal law] Turku 1987. 97 pages.

Grade: 10/10 points

 

May 1981

Matriculation examination

The Finnish Matriculation Examination Board

Grade: 6/6 Laudatur

 

May 1981

Gymnasium (high school) examination

Vammala Gymnasium (Finland)

Grade: 10.0/10.0 in obligatory subjects

 

Areas of research

 

Criminal law

General part of criminal law – Criminal law theory – Negligent crimes – Economic crime – Cross-border criminality – European Union criminal law, especially economic crime – Responsibility of an accountant, auditor, comptroller and legal counsel – Corporate criminal liability

European law

European Union – Council of Europe

International law

International human rights instruments – International criminal courts (ICC and ICTY) – European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) – Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

Procedural law

Comparative European criminal procedure – Legal procedures in ECHR, CJEU, ICC and ICTY – Insolvency law

Legal philosophy

Critical theory and pragmatism in legal theory – The rule of law in a social-evolutionary context – Legal hermeneutics

 

Professional record

 

Position held

Manager

Employer

Doctor of Laws Ari-Matti Nuutila Law Office (Skanör, Sweden)

Period of time

2009 – 2012

Description

Academic education at universities, vocational training for professions (e.g. Prosecutor’s Offices, Customs, Police and Courts Administration), and consulting services and expert advice to judicial administration, companies and law firms. 

 

Position held

Professor and Senior Lecturer in Law

Employer

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

2006 – 2008

Description

Research and education in criminal law, procedural law, legal theory, human rights and international and European criminal law. 

 

Position held

Professor in Criminal Law and Law

Employer

University of Turku, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

2001 – 2006

Description

Research and education in criminal law, procedural law, legal theory, human rights and international and European criminal law. 

 

Position held

Visiting Professor in criminal law

Employer

University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law (Kentucky, U.S.A.)

Period of time

2001

Description

Research in U.S. criminal law. Education in European criminal law. 

 

Position held

Professor in Criminal Law

Employer

University of Turku, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

1999 – 2001

Description

Research and education in Finnish and English. Chair of International Committee and Director of PhD studies. 

 

Position held

Associate Professor in Criminal Law

Employer

University of Turku, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

1996 – 1999

Description

Research and education. Chair of Education Council. 

 

Position held

Associate Professor in Criminal and Procedural law

Employer

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

1994 – 1996

Description

Research and education. 

 

Position held

Assistant Professor in Criminal and Procedural Law

Employer

University of Turku, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

1993 – 1994

Description

Research and education. 

 

Position held

Researcher in criminal law

Employer

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht, Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)

Period of time

1992 – 1993

Description

Research for the doctoral thesis. Lecturing assignments at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. 

 

Position held

Assistant and Assistant Professor in Criminal and Procedural Law

Employer

University of Turku, Faculty of Law (Finland)

Period of time

1987 – 1991

Description

Researcher with lecturing responsibilities. 

 

Position held

District Prosecutor and judicial trainee under judicial oath.

Employer

Judicial Administration: Prosecutor’s Offices in Oulu, Tampere, Western and Eastern Finland, and District Courts of Pirkanmaa and Etelä-Savo (Finland).

Period of time

1983 – 1987

Description

Prosecutor tasks especially in economic crime. 

 

Selected academic activities

 

Position held

Committee Member

Employer

European Commission and FIDE

Period of time

1999 – 2006

Description

Member in four committees fighting economic crime and cross-border criminality in the EU (Corpus Juris; Lisbon Treaty; military crisis management; European arrest warrant).

 

Position held

Committee Expert

Employer

Parliament of Finland

Period of time

2000 – 2006

Description

Invited expert to Law Committee, Constitutional Law Committee and Administration Committee in legislative reforms concerning criminal law, EU-affairs, international law and human rights. In total 72 parliamentary hearings.

 

Position held

Committee and Working Group Member

Employer

Ministry of Justice of the Finnish Government

Period of time

1990– 2006

Description

Member in eight Committees and Working Groups preparing criminal law legislation in the areas of general part of criminal law, forfeiture of assets, economic offences, terrorist offences, judicial co-operation in criminal matters, international execution and enforcement of economic sanctions, juvenile criminal law, and imprisonment.

 

Position held

Member of Steering Committees

Employer

University of Turku together with Manchester Metropolitan University and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Period of time

1997 – 2006

Description

Steering Committees founded two new Faculties of Law to Kaliningrad State University (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia) and to Mari State University (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia) with financial support of the European Union.

 

Position held

Member in the Disciplinary Board

Employer

The Finnish Bar Association

Period of time

2000 – 2004

Description

The Disciplinary Board investigates breaches of the rules of the proper professional conduct, and examines and decides upon complaints made against lawyers in respect of alleged breaches of the rules of the proper professional conduct.

 

Position held

Chair

Employer

The National Council for Crime Prevention in Finland (Ministry of Justice)

Period of time

2002 – 2003

Description

The Council, e.g., monitors the crime situation, furthers the cooperation of various agencies that have impact on crime prevention, makes initiatives that concern crime prevention and the minimizing of the costs of crime, gives expert opinions on plans of authorities and other agencies that may have an impact on crime, and prepares regular assessments of crime problems.

 

Position held

Chair

Employer

The International Committee of the Faculty of Law at the University of Turku

Period of time

1996 – 2000

Description

The Committee developed Turku Law School (TLS). Its study program offers approx. 170 ECTS high-quality academic law courses in English. At the same time TLS developed 46 partnerships with foreign universities in the European ERASMUS and the Nordic Nordplus exchange programmes.

 

Position held

Chair

Employer

The Education Council of the Faculty of Law at the University of Turku

Period of time

1993 – 1998

Description

The main task of the Council was to reform the Finnish university degrees in law. The Degree was reformed, the contents of education were evaluated and the educational methods went through a total reform. As a price the Chairperson received nomination “The University Teacher of the Year 1998” at the University of Turku.

 

Position held

Academic lecturer

Employer

Office of the Prosecutor General (FI), National Bureau of Investigation (FI), Police Collage (FI), National Board of Customs (FI), The Finnish Bar Association (FI), Judicial Administration (FI), Provincial Government (SE), etc.

Period of time

1998 – 2012

Description

Further training for practicing lawyers and other professionals in criminal law, procedural law, economic criminality, human rights and European law, approx. 150-200 days.