ISSN: 2605-5244

About us


The Italian-Spanish Journal of Procedure Law (RIEDP) is an editorial site for papers that seek to advance the field of procedure law, in particular by discussing innovative ideas with a view to improve and amend the legal proceedings in both civil and criminal matters.

The Journal publishes papers in Spanish, Italian and English.

The Journal is run by a group of Spanish and Italian professors with proven expertise in the field and that are also part of its Editorial Board.

Editorial Board


Jordi Nieva Fenoll

Jordi Nieva Fenoll

Full Professor of Procedural Law at the University of Barcelona. Author of an extensive work (ten monographs and more than a hundred articles) on Civil and Criminal Procedural Law partially translated into several languages. Visiting professor at various Universities in Germany, Italy, France and in most Latin American countries. Doctor Honoris Causa in five of them.

Michele Taruffo

Michele Taruffo

Emeritus Professor of Civil Procedural Law at the University of Pavia, member of the Accademia dei Lincei; life member of the American Law Institute, member of several scientific associations in Italy and abroad. Author of a huge and influential work dedicated to the study of evidence and judgment, among other relevant topics in the discipline. He has been visiting professor at several foreign universities such as Cornell University, the University of Girona and many universities in Latin America, with nine Honoris Causa doctorates.

Llorenç Bujosa Vadell

Llorenç Bujosa Vadell

Full Professor of Procedural Law at the University of Salamanca. President of the Ibero-American Institute of Procedural Law. Coordinator of the Doctorate Program "Administration, Justice and Finance in the Social State" at the University of Salamanca. Author of various monographic works and articles in specialized reviews. He frequently defends his presentations at congresses, conferences, and courses both in Spain and in other European and American countries.

Giulio Illuminati

Giulio Illuminati

Former Professor of Criminal Procedural Law at the University of Bologna and lecturer of Criminal Procedural Law at the Luiss "Guido Carli" University in Rome; member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Penal Law. He participated in the drafting of the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure. Director of the Commentario breve al codice di procedura penale (third edition, Cedam Wolters Kluwer 2020).


Rosa Ruggiero

Rosa Ruggiero

Professor of Criminal Procedural Law at the University of Tuscia, where she also teaches “Elements of the European Criminal Procedure”. She obtained the National Academic Qualification as a associate professor for the disciplinary scientific sector IUS / 16. Holder of a teaching contract at the Luiss "Guido Carli" University in Rome. She is the author of two monographs and numerous articles.

Marien Aguilera Morales

Marien Aguilera Morales

Full Professor of Procedural Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a member of the Procedural Law Section of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain; she is author of more than a hundred scientific works on various branches of her discipline.

Gina Gioia

Gina Gioia

PhD, teaches Civil Procedural Law at the Tuscia University e in the past was teaching Civil Procedural Law at University of Padua. She spent long time in Universities abroad and she achieved the AvHumboldt fellow at the Humboldt Universität Berlin. Her research is mostly in civil procedural law and partially in private law, both Italian and comparative. She is author of two monographs, a hundred articles and editor of some volumes.

Laura Carballo Piñeiro

Laura Carballo Piñeiro

Currently Full Professor, Nippon Foundation Chair, at the World Maritime University (United Nations, Sweden) and Senior Lecturer in Private International Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela (special services). Scholarship holder of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She is the author of an extensive work on International Procedural Law, and has been a visiting professor at various European and Latin American universities and institutions, including the Hague Academy of Private International Law.

Luca Passanante

Luca Passanante

Full Professor of Civil Procedural Law (chair) at the University of Brescia, where he teaches Civil Procedural Law and Comparative Civil Procedure. He is a delegate of the Faculty for the Erasmus + project and international relations and is a member of the board of directors of the Linguistic Centre of the Ateneo. He is a Lawyer and PhD (University of Bologna). He has carried out various research stays abroad, especially in the United Kingdom in Edinburgh, Cambridge and Oxford. He has published three books and numerous articles, and has directed and participated in various research projects. He is professor at the Superior School of the Judiciary and has been speaker at multiple seminars and conferences in Italy and abroad. He is member of the Associazione Italiana fra gli Studiosi del Processo Civile, the International Association of Procedural Law, the Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Processual and the Italian British Law Association.