Lorena Bachmaier Winter
Professor of Law at Complutense University of Madrid. She holds a Law Degree (1989) and also in Political Science, specialization International Relations (1989), from the Complutense University Dr. iur. at Complutense University (1994), with award for the best doctoral thesis in public law. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Luis Portero Human Rights Award (Granada Royal Academy of Jurisprudence) and an honorary doctorate (Perú). She has written extensively on comparative law, human rights and criminal procedure, and the EU area of justice. She has been visiting scholar and guest lecturer in numerous Universities and academic institutions worldwide. She has worked as an international expert for the Council of Europe and other international organisations in the field of human rights standards and the rule of law in transitional democracies.
Stephen C. Thaman
Stephen C. Thaman (J.D., University of California, Berkeley; Dr. iur., University of Freiburg, Germany) is Professor of Law Emeritus at Saint Louis University, USA. He is the author of “Comparative Criminal Procedure: A Casebook Approach” (Carolina Acad. Press, 2nd edn. 2008), editor of “World Plea Bargaining” (Carolina Acad. Press, 2010) and “Exclusionary Rules in Comparative Perspective” (Springer, 2013), and co-editor of “Comparative Criminal Procedure” (Elgar, 2016). He was an Assistant Public Defender in Alameda County, California, from 1976–1987.
Lic. iur. Veronica Lynn studied law in Zurich, where she also completed internships and trained with major corporate law firms. She was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 2016 while simultaneously being a doctoral student at the University of Zurich, writing her PhD thesis on the attorney-client privilege and working as an academic research assistant at the chair for criminal law and criminal procedure law of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wohlers at the University of Basel. She specializes in white-collar crime, criminal defence and criminal aspects of information technology and disruptive technologies.