Prof. Angelo Danilo De Santis
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Professor De Santis (born Aug. 7th, 1981, Italy) is associate professor of civil procedure since 2016, and is enabled as full professor of civil procedure since August, 3rd 2018. He has achieved a PhD in Civil Procedure Law at University of Bari “Aldo Moro” (2008).
He is member of the educational board of the faculty and of the University disciplinary committee, and is also official representative of the Rector of Roma Tre for relationships with professional associations.He has written over 140 articles, essays and notes on some of the main topics of civil procedure and has developed a specific knowledge on the class action system in U.S.A, South America and Europe.
He is author of two books (monograph studies): the first one (2013), concerning collective protection devices, with specific reference to a comparative study between standing doctrine before American Federal Courts and Italian Courts, also investigates procedural tools for unincorporated association under Federal law and the Italian system of collective suits; this book (La tutela giurisdizionale collettiva, Napoli, 2013) was awarded the «Redenti Prize» (2015); the second one (2018) concerns the deterrent effect of civil procedure and is focused on the concept of procedural sanction, in order to oppose the concept of «abuse of process». Professor De Santis has given over 30 lectures in Italy and has also given lectures in Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo; Procuradoria Geral do Estado de Rio de Janeiro) and Colombia (Universidad del Norte).
He has been visiting scholar at Boston University – School of Law (2006).
Professor De Santis has been the principal investigator of conferences held at Roma Tre with Italian and foreign eminent scholars from United States and Brazil. He speaks English and Spanish fluently.