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Joanna Banach-Gutierrez

Joanna Beata Banach-Gutierrez is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Security and Public Order.

In 1999, she obtained her LL.M. Diploma with a major Comparative and International Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and a minor Comparative and European Law, University of Helsinki. In November 2000, she defended successfully her dissertation on “European co-operation in combating crime” and received the degree of Dr. jur. from University of Wroclaw ( 2000).

She worked as a trainee in Legal Service of the European Commission in Brussels (1999) and within a clerkship programme in the OTP Trial Section and Legal Advisory Section of the ICTY, at the Hague (2002). She has been also engaged in some research projects in Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Germany and Norway. She is regularly teaching in Poland, and as a visiting professor at the foreign Universities.

He research studies concern, mainly International Criminal Law and Procedure, European Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminology and Crime Policy. The list of her recent publications includes, for example:

1. Restorative Justice and the Status of Victims in Criminal Proceedings: The Past and Future of Victims’ Rights, w: International Perspectives in Victimology, Volume 6, No 1, August 2011, The Press by California State University pp. 45-60.

2. Some Reflections on the Concept of Due Process: What Kind of “Doing Justice” is Emerging in Contemporary Criminal Proceedings?, New Journal of European Criminal Law, Volume 3 (1) 2012, 83-101.

3. Fundamental Rights in European Criminal Justice: an Axiological Perspective, co-author Christopher Harding, European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 20 (2012) 239–264.

4. Globalised Criminal Justice in the European Union Context: How Theory Meets Practice, New Journal of European Criminal Law, Volume No1-2 ( 2013) 153-166.5.

5. The Emergent EU Criminal Policy: Identifying the Species, co-author Christopher Harding (2012) 37 European Law Review. December © 2012, 758-770.