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Fundamental Issues in Criminal Law

Group head:
Francisco Javier Álvarez García

Lines of research

  • The Principle of legality
  • Spatial sphere of criminal law, special reference to the principle of justice
  • Analogical interpretation
  • The non bis in idem principle
  • Criminal code dogma
  • Action and omission in criminal law
  • Modifying circumstances of criminal responsibility
  • Apologia
  • Theory of sentencing
  • Execution of sentences and penitentiary law
  • The correctional costs of the security policy and the privatization of
  • penitentiary execution
  • Freedom of expression
  • Crimes against life and bodily security
  • Crimes against freedom
  • Economic criminal law and criminal law of civil servants
  • Criminal law of the environment
  • Criminal law and new technologies
  • Crimes against the public treasury
  • Political crimes and crimes of terrorism
  • Criminal code and secrets
  • Sexual and gender violence

Contact email:


  • Álvarez García, Francisco Javier
  • Álvarez Vizcaya, Maite
  • Carretero Sanjuán, María Teresa
  • Castro Moreno, Abraham
  • Dopico Gómez-Aller, Jacobo
  • García Sedano, Tania
  • Garrocho Salcedo, Ana María
  • Muñoz Lorente, José
  • Otero González, Pilar
  • Rodríguez Barrueta, Ane
  • Villalba López, Noel
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