Based in the city of Curitiba (Brazil), the research group Modern Trends in Criminal System gathers professors researchers and students linked to a range of educational institutions in the country, and promotes regular meetings, in which are studied diverse trends of punitive social control.


    Established in 2008, the Group promotes routine debates on legislative proposals, comparative law and theoretical foundations of the disciplines related to its research focus. The Group also produces a scientific journal, entitled Justiça e Sistema Criminal, which is published semiannually. Edited by FAE Centro Universitário (UniFAE) and following strict criteria required by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), the journal brings to light papers derived from the Group’s works and from renowned Brazilian and foreign professors and researchers, who are references in their fields of study.


    Always opened to the admission of researchers from related fields, the group’s research lines are: (i) Economic criminal law, (ii) Elements of imputation system, (iii) The criminal system and philosophy of language, and (iv) Criminal procedural law systems and its reforms. 

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