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MARTA CARTABIA

MARTA CARTABIA
Full Professor
Department of Law
 

Biographical note

On leave from 13 February 2021 because of her appointment as Italian Minister of Justice

 

  • President Emeritus of the Italian Constitutional Court
  • Sept 2020 – present: Full professor of Constitutional Law at Bocconi University – Milan (on leave until the end of her office as the Minister of Justice of the Italian Republic)

 

Education

  • 1993: PhD in Law, European University Institute, Florence. Thesis: Fundamental principles and European integration, supervisor prof. Bruno De Witte
  • 1987: Law degree, University of Milan, magna cum laude. Thesis: Does a European Constitution exist?, supervisors prof. Valerio Onida, Fausto Pocar

 

Academic Positions

  • Feb 13, 2021– present: On leave
  • Sept 2020 – Feb 2021: Full professor of Constitutional Law at Bocconi University – Milan
  • 2011 – 2020: On leave
  • 2004 – 2011: Full Professor of Public and Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 1999 – 2004: Professor of Public Law, Faculty of Economics, University of Verona
  • 1993 – 1999: Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan

 

Teaching

  • Sept 2020 – Feb 2021: Constitutional Adjudication and Italian and European Constitutional Law, School of Law, Bocconi University
  • 2008 – 2011: European Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2001 – 2011: Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2005 – 2008: Jean Monnet Module, European Constitutional Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2000 – 2001: Constitutional Justice, Faculty of Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 1999 – 2004: Public Law and European Union Law, Faculty of Economics, University of Verona
  • 1997 – 1999: Public Law, Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan
  • 1995 – 2001: Public Law, Business University L. Bocconi, Milan
  • 1987 – 1993: Tutorial and seminars in Constitutional Law – University of Milan, University of Insubria and Business University L. Bocconi, Milan

 

Academic Appointments

  • 2011: Member of the Commission for the revision of the Statute, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2006 – 2009: Deputy – director of the DGINE (Department of Legal Studies of the European and National Institutions), University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2005 – 2009: Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Law, University of Milan-Bicocca
  • 2002 – 2004: Director of the PhD in Italian and European Constitutional Law, University of Verona

 

Other Academic Assignments

  • 2017 – 2018: Strategic Committee for the high-level strategic review of the European University Institute (EUI), Florence
  • 2018 – 2019: Strategic Group for the development of the strategic plan of the Católica Law School, Lisbon-Porto (Portugal)

 

Visiting Positions

  • 2013 – present: Annual Yale Global Constitutional Seminar
  • 2014: Distinguished Lecture, Academy of European Law, European Institute University, Florence
  • 2012: Clynes Chair in Judicial Ethics, Notre Dame University, Indiana (USA)
  • 2011: University of Eichstätt – Summer School, Human Rights and Natural Law
  • 2009 – 2010: Inaugural Fellow, Straus Institute for Advanced Study in Law and Justice, New York University, New York (USA)
  • 2008: Summer Courses, San Sebastian (Spain), Fundamental Rights
  • 2006: Summer Courses, San Sebastian (Spain), European Constitutional Law
  • 2002: Visiting professor, University of Toulon (France), Comparative Constitutional Law
  • 1994: Visiting professor, University of Tours (France), Comparative Public Law
  • 1991: Fall term – Research Scholar, Michigan Law School (Ann Arbor, USA)
  • 1989–1991: International courses in Constitutional Justice, Aix-en-Provence (France)

 

Institutional Positions

  • Dec 2017 – present: Italian substitute member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)
  • Dec 2019 – Sept 2020: President of the Italian Constitutional Court
  • Nov 2014 – Dec 2019: Vice President of the Italian Constitutional Court
  • Sept 2011 – Sept 2020: Justice of the Italian Constitutional Court, appointed by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano
  • 2008 – 2010: Senior expert of FRALEX – Fundamental Rights Agency Legal Experts, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Vienna
  • 2003–2006: Adjunct member of the European Commission’s Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights
  • 1996 – 1998: Researcher at the Research Office of the Italian Constitutional Court
  • 1993 – 1995: Clerk at the Italian Constitutional Court

 

Membership of Editorial, Scientific and Advisory Boards of Learned Journals

  • 2020 –: EGEA-Bocconi University publishing company, Scientific Board
  • 2019 –: «International Journal of Constitutional Law» (I•CON), Advisory Board
  • 2018 –: «Il processo», Board of Directors
  • 2018 –: «MediaLaws», Steering Committee
  • 2017 –: «Rivista di Diritti comparati», Scientific board
  • 2016 –: «Rivista dell’Associazione Italiana dei Costituzionalisti», Scientific board
  • 2016 –: «European Constitutional Law Review», Advisory board
  • 2013 –: Book series «Law and Christianity», Cambridge University Press, Editorial board
  • 2012 –: «Diritto e società», Scientific board
  • 2012 –: Book series «Per una koinè costituzionale», Giappichelli, Co-director
  • 2012 –: Book series “Studi di diritto pubblico”, Franco Angeli, Scientific board
  • 2009 –: «Italian Journal of Public Law», Co-director (with Giacinto della Cananea)
  • 2002 –: «Revista Española de Derecho Europeo», Editorial Board
  • 2002 –: «Rassegna di diritto pubblico europeo», Scientific board
  • 2000 –: «Quaderni costituzionali», il Mulino, Board of directors

 

Other Memberships and Appointments (Past and Present)

  • Co-President-Elect of the International Society of Public Law alongside prof. Richard Albert (Taking office in July 2021)
  • Resident Corresponding Fellow, Moral Sciences Class – Law, Politics and Economics Section of the Istituto Lombardo – Accademia di Scienze e Lettere
  • Member of the European Law Institute Senate (Jun 2020 – present)
  • Member of the Society Council of ICON•S (The International Society of Public Law)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Collegio Carlo Alberto (Compagnia di San Paolo and Turin University)
  • Member of the European Law Institute
  • Member of the scientific board of CERIC (Centro di Ricerca sulle Cittadinanze)
  • Member of Italian Association of Constitutional Law Professors (Associazione Italiana dei Costituzionalisti)
  • Member of “Gruppo di Pisa”
  • Founder and co-president of the Italian Chapter of ICON•S
  • Member of CNPDS Foundation (Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale)
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Luigi Sturzo Institute

 

Civic and Other Honors

  • 2020: Doctorate honoris causa in Law, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa
  • 2020: Marisa Bellisario Award
  • 2020: Giovanni Spadolini Award
  • 2019: Anna Maria Mammoliti Prize, Minerva Association
  • 2019: Amie de la Vallée d’Aoste, Aosta Valley
  • 2018: TRAGUARDiDEE Award, Credito Cooperativo (Cooperative Banks Network)
  • 2018: Meritorious Graduate Award, University of Milan Alumni Association (ALGIUSMI)
  • 2016: Civic Merit Award, Town of Legnano
  • 2011: Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

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