Miguel Lopes Romão


Category: Assistant Professor

Fields of interest / research:

History of Law
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Science of Legislation
International and European Union Law

Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Law, 2000
Master of Law/Historical and Legal Sciences, 2004
PhD in Law/Historical and Legal Sciences, 2013

Academic Research and Cooperation

Member of the following research centres:
Member of the Board of the Institute of History of Law and Political Thought of the University of Lisbon School of Law, since 2012;
Associate researcher at the THD – ULisboa, Centre for Research on Theory and History of Law, University of Lisbon School of Law, since 2013.

Member of the editorial board of the following scientific journals:
Member since 2010 of the secretariat of the Journal of History of Law and Political Thought, ISSN 1647–7529, edited by the Institute of History of Law and Political Thought of the University of Lisbon School of Law.
Member of the Drafting Committee of the Journal of the University of Lisbon School of Law/Lisbon Law Review, since July 2014.

Teaching or research duties in other institutions of higher education:
Part-time visiting professor at the Coimbra Business School – ISCAC, since February 2014, lecturing and teaching the course of European Union Law

Key Publications:
Prisão e ciência penitenciária em Portugal, Almedina, Coimbra, 2015;

Elaboração do relatório relativo a Portugal on the  “Study on paving the way for future policy initiatives in the field of fight against organised crime – effectiveness of specific criminal law measures targeting organised crime”, as a visiting national expert, a study commissioned by the European Commission/DG Interior from an academic consortium led by Rand Europe and by the University of Trento (Italy), November 2013;

Cadeia do Limoeiro – Da punição dos delinquentes à formação dos magistrados (scientific review and co-authored collaboration), E-book, Centro de Estudos Judiciários, Lisboa, 2013;

Novas tecnologias e inovação nos sistemas de justiça, in “Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa”, vol. LI, nos. 1 and 2 (2012), Coimbra Editora, Coimbra, 2012;

Breves notas sobre avaliação legislativa, in “Legislação – Cadernos de Ciência da Legislação”, nos. 42/43, January/June 2006, Instituto Nacional de Administração, Oeiras, 2006;

Direito natural e direitos naturais na consagração constitucional, in “Estudos em honra do Professor Doutor Ruy de Albuquerque”, Coimbra Editora, Coimbra, 2006;

Regime jurídico de combate ao terrorismo: os quadros normativos internacional, comunitário e português (with João Tiago Silveira), in Europa – Novas Fronteiras, nos. 16 and 17, Principia/Centro de Informação Europeia Jacques Delors, 2005;

“A Bem do Estado” – Publicidade e segredo na formação e na divulgação das leis (1820-1910), Livraria Almedina, Coimbra, 2005;

A formação do conceito de “ius naturale” pré-cristão, in “Estudos em Homenagem ao Professor Doutor Raúl Ventura”, vol. I, Coimbra Editora, Coimbra, 2003;

O conceito de legitimidade política na Revolução Liberal, in Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, vol. XLII, n.º 2 (2001), Coimbra Editora, Coimbra, 2003;

Legística – Perspectivas sobre a Concepção e Redacção de Actos Normativos (with David Duarte, Alexandre Sousa Pinheiro e Tiago Duarte), Livraria Almedina, Coimbra, 2002;

Preparation of a report vis-à-vis Portugal on the study “The seizure and confiscation of the proceeds of crime in the European Union Member States: what works, what does not and what is promising”, as a visiting national expert, a study commissioned by the European Commission from the Transcrime centre of the University of Trento, School of Law, Italy, 2002.

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