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Gabriel Cavallo

Gabriel Cavallo

Hernán Luis Folgueiro

Hernán Luis Folgueiro

Education: In 1990, he graduated from high school with a specialization in Human and Social Sciences from Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. In 1996, he graduated cum laude from University of Buenos Aires Law and Social Sciences School and in 2002 he received a postgraduate degree in Criminal Law at the University of Palermo.

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Experience: During his judicial career, he was appointed as Law Clerk at the National Appeal Court for Federal Criminal and Correctional Matters, Law Clerk at the National Court for Federal Criminal and Correctional Matters No. 4 in the City of Buenos Aires and Law Clerk at the National Court for Federal Criminal and Correctional Matters No. 5 in the City of Buenos Aires. Since 1992, he has held posts in every step of the administrative career ladder in the Criminal and Correctional jurisdiction in the City of Buenos Aires.

He was also the deputy director of the National Prosecutor General’s Office Human Rights and Criminal Policy Division from August 2004 to May 2006.

Teaching and lecturing: An Assistant Professor of Criminal Law (Course I) at Universidad del Museo Social Argentino in 2003, he has held the Criminal Procedure Law chair and taught the Criminal Law Workshop at the University of Palermo since 2004. Since 1996, he has also been the Editorial Secretary of the Cuadernos de Doctrina y Jurisprudencia Penal (Criminal Doctrine and Case Law) magazine, published by Ad-Hoc.

Publications: He has published several works, notably: “El Ministerio Público en el nuevo Código Procesal de la Nación” (Prosecution in the New National Code of Procedure) (co-authored with Marco L. Cerletti), in El Ministerio Público en el Proceso Penal (Prosecution in the Criminal Procedure), Julio B. J. Maier (ed.), Buenos Aires, Ad Hoc, 1993;  Límites del ilícito doloso: tentativa irreal y voluntad irreal de salvamento (Limits of a Wilful Crime: Unreal Attempt and Unreal Saving Intention), in Cuadernos de Doctrina y Jurisprudencia Penal; “Principio de Inmediación: Hacia una fundamentación epistemológica” (Principle of Immediacy: Towards an Epistemological Foundation), in Lecciones y Ensayos magazine; “La inadmisibilidad de la ‘persecución’ y de la ‘valoración’ penal múltiple (validez ‘procesal’ y ‘material’ de la garantía ‘ne bis in idem’)” (Inadmissibility of “prosecution” and multiple criminal “assessment” [“procedural” and “material” validity of the non bis in idem principle]), La Ley; “Cómputo del plazo para interponer el recurso de casación” (Calculation of the time limit to file an appeal), in Cuadernos de Doctrina y Jurisprudencia Penal - Casación; “La necesidad de fundamentación de los requerimientos del Ministerio Público” (The Need to Substantiate the Prosecution Requirements), La Ley; “El crimen de genocidio. Análisis del artículo 6 del Estatuto de Roma para la Corte Penal Internacional” (The Crime of Genocide. Analysis of Article 6 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court), in Guevara, José A., Dal Maso, Tarciso, (Eds.), La Corte Penal Internacional: una visión Iberoamericana (The International Criminal Court: An Ibero-American Vision), Mexico, D.F., Porrúa, 2007; “El archivo de las actuaciones” (Record filing), in Garantías constitucionales en la investigación penal. Un estudio crítico de la jurisprudencia (Constitutional Guarantees in Criminal Investigation. A Critical Study of Case Law); Inconstitucionalidad de las Leyes de “Punto Final” y “Obediencia Debida”. Notas al fallo “Simón” de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación (Unconstitutionality of the Due Obedience and Final Stop Acts. Annotated bibliography on the Supreme Court decision on the “Simón” case), in “Derecho a la Identidad y Persecución de Crímenes de Lesa Humanidad” (Right to Identity and Prosecution of Crimes against Humanity), publication by Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo; “Jurisdicción Militar y Alcances de la Cosa Juzgada” (Military Jurisdiction and Scope of Res Judicata). Annotated bibliography on Supreme Court decision of 08/21/03 on the “Videla” case, in Pitlevnik, L., Jurisprudencia penal de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación (Supreme Court of Argentina Criminal Case Law), Buenos Aires, Hammurabi, 2009. He collaborated in the publication of Los Crímenes contra la Humanidad y el Genocidio en el Derecho Internacional (Crimes against Humanity and Genocide in International Law), Buenos Aires, Ad-Hoc, 2007.

Distinctions: In 2003 he was awarded a scholarship for an International Law summer program by the Washington College of Law (American University, Washington, D.C.).

Languages: Fluent in English with reading competency in French and Portuguese