Dr Triestino Mariniello

Biography

Dr Triestino Mariniello (LL.M., Ph.D.) is a Senior Lecturer in Law and Coordinator of the Research Unit in ‘International Justice and Human Rights’. His research interests focus on international criminal law, criminal justice and human rights, international humanitarian law and European criminal law. Triestino’s academic writing has appeared in a variety of journals, including the Journal of International Criminal Justice, American Journal of International Law, Nordic Journal of International Law, Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, and International Human Rights Law Review. He has also been involved in a number of collaborative projects organized, inter alia, by European University Institute, College de France, and University of Paris 1.   Triestino is editor of the book titled ‘The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity’ (Routledge 2014) and the Current Developments of the International Criminal Court section of the International Human Rights Law Review. He is also the co-editor of the Special Issue of the Nordic Journal of International Law on ‘The Cross-Fertilization Rhetoric in Question: Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals’. He has been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Hamburg, Humboldt University of Berlin and at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University. He has also been a guest lecturer in numerous universities in Italy, United Kingdom and Sweden.

Triestino is a qualified barrister in Italy and he has served as a Visiting Professional and Associate Legal Officer at the Pre-Trial Division of the International Criminal Court, working on Situations in Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Kenya. He has been consulted as an expert in criminal justice and human rights by governmental and non-governmental organizations, such as the European Commission, Italian Ministry of Defence, Italian Ministry of Justice, International Observatory of Human Rights, Italian Training School for Judges and Prosecutors, Montenegrin Ministry of Justice, International Bar Association, and Tunisian Ministry of Justice.


Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Law (Hons), University of Naples 2, Italy, 2006
  • LLM in Human Rights Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK, 2008
  • PhD – ‘The Concept of Gravity in the Statute of the International Criminal Court’, University of Naples 2, Italy, 2011
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching

  • LAW1006 Lawyers’ Skills
  • LAW2201 Criminal Law
  • LAW2006 Advanced Lawyers’ Skills
  • LAW3206 Human Rights Law
  • LAW3045 Law of Evidence
  • LAW3041/LLM4015 International Criminal Law
  • Law3047/LLM4014 Public International Law
  • LLM4016 International Human Rights
  • LLM4020 International Humanitarian Law

Research Interests

  • International Criminal Law
  • Criminal Justice and Human Rights
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • European Criminal Law

Publications

  • Mariniello, T., (forthcoming 2019) ‘Prolonged Emergency and Derogation of Human Rights: Why the European Court Should Raise its Immunity System’, German Law Journal.
  • Azarova, V. & Mariniello, T., (2017) ‘Why the ICC Needs A ‘Palestine Situation’ (More Than Palestine Needs the ICC): On the Court’s Potential Role(s) in the Israeli-Palestinian Context’, 11 (1) Diritti umani e diritto internazionale 115-150.
  • Mariniello, T., (2015) ‘Questioning the Standard of Proof: The Purpose of the ICC Confirmation of Charges Procedure’, 13(3) Journal of International Criminal Justice 577-599.
  • Mariniello, T. & Lobba, P., (2015) ‘The Cross-Fertilization Rhetoric in Question: Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals’, Editorial of the Special Issue, 84(3) Nordic Journal of International Law 363-369.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), ‘International Criminal Court: Selected Developments’ in International Human Rights Law Review 3(1) 122-145.
  • Mariniello, T., ‘International Criminal Court: Selected Developments in 2012’, International Human Rights Law Review 2(2) (2013) 344-366.
  • Mariniello, T. ‘Prosecutor Charles Ghankay Taylor: Case before the Special Court for Sierra Leone’, American Journal of International Law 107(2) (2013) 424-430.
  • Mariniello, T. ‘The ‘Nuremberg Clause’ and Beyond: Legality Principle and Sources of International Criminal Law in the European Court’s Jurisprudence’, Nordic Journal of International Law 82 (2) (2013) 221–248.
  • Mariniello, T. ‘Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo: the First Judgment of the International Criminal Court’s Trial Chamber’ (2012) 1(1) International Human Rights Law Review
  • Mariniello, T. (2012), ‘The Fall of the International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor: Some Remarks on the Decision to not Investigate War Crimes Committed in Palestine’ (in Italian), OSSIN Working Papers, 4 April 2012.
  • Mariniello, T. (2009), ‘‘Non-Retroactivity of Criminal Law and Crimes Against Humanity, the Korbely v. Hungary Case before the European Court of Human Rights’ (in Italian), Rassegna di diritto pubblico comunitario, vol. 1/2009, 489-506.

Edited Volumes

  • Giuffrè, M., Langford, P. & Mariniello, T. (eds) (2017), The Israeli Military Justice System and International Law, Questions of International Law.
  • Lobba, P. & Mariniello, T. (eds) (2017), Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunals, Martinus Nijhoff.
  • Mariniello, T. & Lobba, P. (eds), The Cross-Fertilization Rhetoric in Question: Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals, Special Issue, (2015) 84(3) Nordic Journal of International Law 363-531.
  • Mariniello, T. (ed.) (2014), The International Criminal Court in Search of Purpose and its Identity, Routledge.

Book Chapters

  • Mariniello, T. (forthcoming 2018), ‘National Criminal Tribunals’, in N Pons – D Djukic (eds), Companion to International Humanitarian Law, Brill (forthcoming 2017)
  • Mariniello, T. (forthcoming 2018), ‘National Legislation’, in N Pons – D Djukic (eds), Companion to International Humanitarian Law, Brill (forthcoming 2018).
  • Lobba, P. & Mariniello, T, ‘The Grammar of the Judicial Dialogue between International Criminal Tribunals and the European Court: Introductory Remarks’, in Lobba & Mariniello (eds), Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunals, Martinus Nijhoff, 1-10.
  • Mariniello, T., ‘The Impact of Commissions of Inquiry on Criminal Prosecutions before the ICC’, C Henderson (ed.), Commissions of Inquiry: Problems and Prospects, Hart Publishing (forthcoming 2016)
  • Mariniello, T. & Pons, N. (2014), ‘The Confirmation of Charges at the International Criminal Court: a Tale of Two Models’, in Mariniello, T. (ed.) The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity, Routledge, 217-241.
  • Mariniello, T., (2014,), ‘One, No One, One Hundred Thousand: Reflections on the Multiple Identities of the ICC’, in Mariniello, T. (ed.) The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity, Routledge, 1-14.
  • Mariniello, T., ‘Guardie giurate per attività di contrasto alla pirateria: poteri e limiti’, in Consiglio della Magistratura Militare, Atti dell’Incontro di Studi I nuclei di vigilanza armata nell’attività di contrasto alla pirateria: profili internazionalistici e penalistici (2014), 71-80.
  • Manacorda, S. & Mariniello, T. (2012), ‘Military Criminal Justice and Jurisdiction over Civilians: First Lessons from Strasbourg’, in Bakker, C. & Sossal, M. (2012), Multilevel Regulation of Military and Security Contractors: The Interplay Between International, European and Domestic Norms, Hart Publishing, Oxford, at 559-582.

Selected Conference and Workshop Papers

  • Mariniello, T. (2018), ‘Judicial Control over Gravity Assessment’, Sufficient Gravity before the International Criminal Court, Westminster University, London, 11 May 2018.
  • Mariniello, T. & Azarova, V. (2018), ‘The ICC and Israel/Palestine: A Case of Overdetermining the Role of International Criminal Justice?, SOAS University, London, 10 May 2018.
  • Mariniello, T. (2018), ‘Power and Rules: The Complicated Relationship between the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court’, Annual Conference 2018 of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, 4-7 April 2018.
  • Mariniello, T. (2017), ‘Turkey’s Derogation from the European Convention of Human Rights: Which Relevance to the EU?’, Biennal Conference of the EU Studies Association, Miami, 3-7 May 2017.
  • Mariniello, T. (2016), ‘ICC Jurisdiction: The Withdrawal of State Parties from the Rome Statute’, IBA-ELSA Law Student Conference 2016, 12-13 November 2016.
  • Mariniello, T. (2016), ‘At the Crossroad of Human Rights and International Criminal Law: The Evolution of the Legality Principle in the Strasbourg Jurisprudence’, University of Naples 2, 30 May 2016.
  • Mariniello, T. (2016), ‘At the Crossroad of Human Rights and International Criminal Law: The Evolution of the Legality Principle in the Strasbourg Jurisprudence’, University of Naples 2, 30 May 2016.
  • Mariniello, T. (2016), ‘The Radbruch Formula and Nullum Crimen sine Lege Principle in the European Jurisprudence’, University of Urbino, 2 March 2016.
  • Mariniello, T. (2015), ‘The Impact of Commissions of Inquiry on International Criminal Prosecutions’, Commissions of Inquiry: Problems and Prospects, University of Liverpool, 16 January 2015.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), International Criminal Law: A Workshop for Tunisian Prosecutors, Tunis, 29 September-01 October 2014.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), ‘The Legality Principle in International Criminal Justice: Lessons on Fairness from the European Court of Human Rights?’, Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals, University of Surrey, 19-20 September 2014.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), ‘The Confirmation of Charges at the International Criminal Court: a Tale of Two Models’, Proof in International Criminal Trials, University of Bangor, Wales, 27-28 June 2014.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), ‘Opening Remarks’, The Cross-Fertilization Rhetoric in Question: Use and Abuse of the European Court’s Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals, Edge Hill University, 13-14 June 2014.
  • Mariniello, T. (2014), ‘The Multiple Identities of the International Criminal Court’, University of Urbino, Italy, 20 May 2014.
  • Mariniello, T. (2013), ‘Closing Remarks’, The First Ten Years of the ICC: Achievements and Challenges, Edge Hill University, 26 April 2013.
  • Mariniello, T. (2013), ‘Opening Remarks’, The First Ten Years of the ICC: Achievements and Challenges, Edge Hill University, 26 April 2013.
  • Mariniello, T. (2013), ’Right to a Fair Trial and the Military Justice System in Morocco’, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Naples, Italy, 26 January 2013.
  • Mariniello, T. (2012), ‘Private Security Companies and Counter-Piracy Operations’, Consiglio della Magistratura Militare, Rome, Italy, 22-23 November 2012.
  • Mariniello, T. (2011), ‘Security Council Referral and Jurisdictional Immunities: The Situation in Lybia before the International Criminal Court’, A First Assessment of the Practice of the International Criminal Court, Appeals Court Naples, Italy, 10 June 2011.
  • Mariniello, T. (2010), ‘The Impact of Gravity Threshold on the Selectivity of the International Criminal Court”, The International and European Dimension of Criminal Law, Isisc – Siracusa, Italy, 22 September 2010.
  • Mariniello, T. (2009), ‘Prosecutorial Discretion and Gravity Threshold in the Rome Statute: a Critical Appraisal’, Top Summer School Marie Curie 2009 in International Criminal Law, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, The Hague, Netherlands, 30 June 2009.
  • Mariniello, T. (2009), ‘The Politics of Complementarity: the Situation in Democratic Republic of Congo before the International Criminal Court’, The International Criminal Court and the Principle of Complementarity, University of Naples 2, Italy, 17 June 2009.