Faculty Lecture Series: Professor Edgardo Rotman


The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, April 6 with Professor Edgardo Rotman. He will present "The Internationalization of Business-related Criminal Law" in the Law School's 4th floor faculty meeting room. The lecture begins at 12:35 p.m., following a lunch at noon in the same room. A question and answer session will follow after the lecture.

Professor Rotman is the Foreign and International Law Librarian and Senior Lecturer in International & Comparative Law. He holds an LL.B (in law, 1959), LL.M. (in criminology, 1975), and Ph.D. (in law and social sciences, 1973) from the University of Buenos Aires. He also earned a J.D. at Suffolk University School of Law in 1989.

He has practiced law both in Argentina and in Massachusetts, where he served as a staff attorney at Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services. He has been a Professor of Law at the University of Buenos Aires and at the University of El Salvador (in Buenos Aires), as well as a visiting Professor of Law at Boston University, a research fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for Criminal Law in Germany, and a visiting scholar in comparative criminal law at Harvard Law School.

Professor Rotman was appointed to represent the United States at the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation, where he has been a voting member of the Council since 1996. Professor Rotman is the author of four books and numerous articles published in leading American, European and Latin-American journals on international and comparative criminal law, legal translation, and other subjects. He teaches international criminal law, comparative criminal law and procedure (in English and Spanish), and international business crimes.

There is limited seating for this event. To attend, RSVP to Detra Davis Fleming at ddavis@law.miami.edu. Priority will be given to those first to reply.