Elena Valentini (born in Rimini, 1974), graduated cum
laude in 1999, with a thesis entitled â€œL'imputazione
Researcher in Criminal Procedure since 23rd December 2010.
Starting from 2004, she is PhD in Criminal Procedure, with a
thesis entitled Il principio della domanda cautelare (about the
relationship between the prosecutor and the judge, for the choice
of preventive measure).
After she became PhD in Criminal Procedure (2004), she was
appointed under contract to study, in particular, preventive
Besides the others, she authored some papers about preventive
measures, a study about the possibility of filming trial hearing, a
study about the immediate trial (after the 2008 reform).
She became lawyer in 2003; she worked as lawyer until 2010, in
Criminal Law field.
She participated in the following research projects: "The Speedy
Trial Principle. Guarantees and Efficiency of the Criminal Trial"
(PRIN 2003); "Testimonial Evidence in a European Area of Freedom,
Security and Justice: Mutual Recognition and Harmonization
Scenarios" (PRIN 2005); Procedural safeguards in criminal
proceedings throughout the European Union (AGIS 2005); Actually,
she is a member of the University of Bologna unit, which
participates in the PRIN 2007 research project Legal Remedies in
Criminal Procedure through the Prism of Due Process Clause.