Athina Sachoulidou

Assistant Professor

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Athina Sachoulidou is an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law at NOVA School of Law in Lisbon. She graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with degrees in law (BA 2011) and medical law and bioethics (M.Sc. 2014), and from the Ruperto Carola University of Heidelberg with an advanced degree in German law (LL.M. 2015) and a PhD in Law (PhD 2018) with a focus on criminal law. Prior to joining the NOVA School of Law, Athina Sachoulidou was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).

Her research focuses primarily on the following topics: corporate liability ex crimine and the study of deviant behaviour in corporate environments; the intersection of new technologies and criminal law; the impact of big-data-driven technologies on criminal procedural rights; the use of artificial intelligence in the area of law enforcement and criminal justice; cross-border access to electronic evidence.

During her doctoral studies she was presented with the DAAD award for outstanding performance of international students and doctoral candidates. Her PhD thesis ‘Unternehmensverantwortlichkeit und -sanktionierung. Ein strafrechtlicher und interdisziplinärer Diskurs‘ was published as a monograph by the publishing house Mohr Siebeck in April 2019 and presented with the Ruprecht-Karls award for outstanding scholarly works from all fields in November 2019.

Athina Sachoulidou currently represents NOVA School of Law in the international consortium of the EU Horizon 2020 project TRACE (Grant Agreement No101022004), which kicked-off in July 2021.

Bachelor’s degree (1st Cycle)

  • International Criminal Law

Master’s degree (2nd Cycle)

  • Cybercrime
  • European Criminal Law

PhD programme (3rd cycle)

  • Criminal Law
  • Scientific publication

In the time between November 2019 and August 2021, Athina Sachoulidou has also taught Criminal Law Specific Offences at graduate level and International Humanitarian Law at postgraduate level.

 

Monograph

Editorship

  • Silvia D’Amato and Athina Sachoulidou. 2022 (forthcoming). “Special Issue – European Transnationalism between Successes and Shortcomings: Threats, strategies and actors under the microscope.” Journal of Contemporary European Studies 30 (2)

Journal articles

  • Athina Sachoulidou and Christos Lampakis. 2021/2022 (forthcoming). “The statutory limitation of crimes in the Greek legal order.” DPCE Online
  • Athina Sachoulidou and Silvia D’ Amato (corresponding author). 2021. “European Transnationalism between Successes and Shortcomings: Threats, strategies and actors under the microscope. Introduction to the Special Issue.” Journal of Contemporary European Studies, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14782804.2021.2007362
  • Athina Sachoulidou. 2021. “The key elements of the LIBE Committee’s compromise proposal on e-evidence. A critical overview through a fundamental rights lens.” Global Affairs, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/23340460.2021.1999173
  • Athina 2021. “OK Google: is (s)he guilty?” Journal of Contemporary European Studies, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14782804.2021.1987863
  • Athina Sachoulidou. 2021. “Entwurf eines Verbandssanktionengesetzes – Eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit den materiell-rechtlichen Kernvorschriften.” (Draft Law on Corporate Sanctions – A critical approach to its main substantive provisions.) Neue Juristische Online-Zeitschrift 13: 353–360
  • Athina Sachoulidou. 2017. “Regulierung und Selbstregulierung im interdisziplinären Dialog – Die rechtliche Perspektive.” (Regulation and self-regulation in interdisciplinary discourse – The legal perspective.) Journal of Self-Regulation and Regulation3: 27–53, DOI: https://doi.org/10.11588/josar.2017.0.40135

Entries in international encyclopaedia of crime and criminal justice

  • Maria Kaiafa Gbandi (corresponding author), Nikolaos Chatzinikolaou (2nd author) and Athina Sachoulidou (3rd author). 2022 (forthcoming) “A Comprehensive Overview of Greek Criminal Law.” In Elgar Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice, edited by Valsamis Mitsilegas, Pedro Caeiro and Sabine Gless
  • Maria Kaiafa Gbandi (corresponding author), Athina Sachoulidou (2nd author) and Nikolaos Chatzinikolaou (3rd author). 2022 (forthcoming). “Offences of endangerment (actual and abstract danger).” In Elgar Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice, edited by Valsamis Mitsilegas, Pedro Caeiro and Sabine Gless

Chapters in books

    • Athina Sachoulidou. 2022 (forthcoming). “Beschuldigtenrechte im Zeitalter von Big Data. Eine Analyse am Beispiel der Unschuldsvermutung.” (The rights of defendants in the era of big data. An analysis using the example of the right to be presumed innocent.) In Strafrecht im Angesicht der Digitalisierung (Criminal Law in the light of digitalisation), edited by Junges Strafrecht e.V., to be published by the NOMOS Verlag
    • Athina Sachoulidou and Claire Bright. 2022 (forthcoming). “Access to Justice for Corporate Human Rights Harms. Private International Law and Criminal Law Considerations.” In Publication in Honour of Professor Maria Helena Brito, edited by Anabela Gonçalves, Armindo Ribeiro Mendes, Dário Moura Vicente, Mariana França Gouveia, Rui Moura Ramos, Vitor Pereira das Neves.
    • Athina Sachoulidou. 2016. “In dubio pro dignitate – Διαθήκες ζωής: Ευρωπαϊκή και διεθνής προοπτική.” (In dubio pro dignitate – Advance directives: European and international perspectives) In Επιλογές του ασθενούς και ιατρικές αποφάσεις στο τέλος της ζωής. Διαθήκες ζωής και πληρεξούσιοι υγείας (Patient and medical decisions at the end of life. Advance directives and medical power of attorney), edited by Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Efi Kounougeri Manoledaki, Elisavet Symeonidou Kastanidou, Athens-Thessaloniki: Sakkoulas, pp. 35–112.
    • Athina Sachoulidou. 2015. “Η εξωτερίκευση της βούλησης του ασθενή σε ζητήματα που αφορούν στο τέλος της ζωής – Διαθήκες ζωής: Μεταξύ ρύθμισης και απορρύθμισης.” (Patient-will-declarations at the end of life – Advance directives: between regulation and deregulation) In Η αρχή και το τέλος της ζωής (The beginning and the end of human life), edited by Maria Milapidou, Elisavet Symeonidou-Kastanidou, Nikolaos Taskos and Konstantinos Chatzikostas. Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki, pp. 141-169.
    • Athina Sachoulidou. 2015. “Διακοπή θεραπείας (Behandlungsabbruch) – Νέα προσέγγιση της ευθανασίας στον χώρο του ποινικού δικαίου: Προβληματισμοί & αξιολόγηση.” (Discontinuation of medical treatment – A new approach to euthanasia in the field of criminal law: problems and evaluation.) In Η αρχή και το τέλος της ζωής (The beginning and the end of human life), edited by Maria Milapidou, Elisavet Symeonidou-Kastanidou, Nikolaos Taskos and Konstantinos Chatzikostas. Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki, pp. 219–232.
  • Substantive and procedural criminal law
  • European criminal law
  • International criminal law
  • Financial and corporate criminal law
  • Intersection of criminal law and new technologies
  • Medical criminal law and bioethics

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