Dr. Clara Rigoni


Main Focus

  • Hon­or-Based Vi­ol­ence & Forced Mar­riages
  • Res­tor­at­ive Justice & Al­tern­at­ive Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
  • Leg­al Plur­al­ism
  • Crim­in­al Law & Cul­tur­al Di­versity
  • Or­gan­ized Crime
  • In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law & Trans­ition­al Justice

Curriculum Vitae

Pro­fes­sion­al Ex­per­i­ence

  • Since Janu­ary 2020: Seni­or Re­search­er, Max Planck In­sti­tute for the Study of Crim­e, Security and Law (De­part­ment of Crim­in­al Law), Freiburg, Ger­many
  • Septem­ber 2017-September 2020: Lec­turer, Uni­versity of Freiburg
  • Feb­ru­ary 2019 and March 2020: Lec­turer, Uni­versity of Trento, Fac­ulty of Law
  • Feb­ru­ary 2019-Decem­ber 2019: Seni­or Re­search­er, Max Planck In­sti­tute for So­cial An­thro­po­logy, Halle (Saale), Germany
  • Septem­ber 2013-Janu­ary 2019: Doc­tor­al Re­search­er, In­ter­na­tion­al Max Planck Re­search School on Re­tali­ation, Mediation and Pun­ish­ment (IM­PRS-RE­MEP, ht­tps://www.re­mep.mpg.de/about), Max Planck In­sti­tute for For­eign and In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law (De­part­ment of Crim­in­o­logy), Freiburg, Ger­many


  • Janu­ary 2019: Ph.D., Max Planck In­sti­tute for For­eign and In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law & Uni­versity of Freiburg
  • Septem­ber 2015: Na­tion­al Bar Ex­am, Venice, Italy
  • Septem­ber 2012 to Septem­ber 2013: European Mas­ter´s De­gree in Hu­man Rights and Demo­crat­iz­a­tion, European Inter-Uni­versity Cen­ter & Utrecht Uni­versity
  • April 2012 to Ju­ly 2012: Vist­ing Re­search­er, Car­dozo School of Law, New York, USA
  • Oc­to­ber 2011 to Feb­ru­ary 2012: Vis­it­ing Re­search­er, Max Planck In­sti­tute for Com­par­at­ive Pub­lic Law and In­ter­na­tion­al Law, Heidel­berg, Ger­many
  • Ju­ly 2011: Mas­ter in Law, Uni­versity of Bo­logna


Study on so-called Paralleljustiz in Criminal Law in North Rhine-Westphalia more


Journal Article (1)

Journal Article
Rigoni, C. (2021). La Clankriminalität e la Lotta al Crimine Organizzato in Germania. Rivista di Studi e Ricerche sulla Criminalità Organizzata, 7(1), 6–42. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0009-15A2-8

Thesis - PhD (1)

Thesis - PhD
Rigoni, C. (submitted). The Use of ADR for Cases of Honor-Based Violence in Europe (PhD Thesis). Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg i. Br. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-55F4-6

Newspaper Article (1)

Newspaper Article
Vogel, B., & Rigoni, C. (2020, September 9). Neue Ideen für den Kampf gegen Geldwäsche. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-0427-9

Book Review (1)

Book Review
Rigoni, C. (2016). Book Review: Dünkel, F., Grzywa-Holten, J., Horsfield, P. (Eds.), Restorative justice and mediation in penal matters. A stock-taking of legal issues, implementation strategies and outcomes in 36 European countries. Forum Verlag Godesberg, Mönchengladbach 2015, 1100 p. Restorative Justice – An International Journal. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-39F0-F

Contribution to a Collected edition (6)

Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2020). Crimes d'honneur et mariages forcés: l'expérience scandinave de la médiation transformative interculturelle. In La Justice Restaurative en France et en Europe (pp. 117–140). Guyancourt: Médias et Médiations. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-0B26-3
Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2020). La Justice Restaurative dans les cas des crimes d´honneurs et de mariages forcés en Europe. In Changer de regard: La justice restaurative en cas d'infractions graves = Perspektivenwechsel: Restaurative Justiz auch bei schweren Verbrechen (pp. 35–52). Zürich: Schulthess. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-0B30-7
Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2020). ‘Western Values and Cultural Archipelagos’: the Unfortunate Ruling of the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation n. 24084/2017 on the Kirpan. In Justice and Culture: Theory and practice concerning the use of culture in courtrooms (pp. 233–252). Napoli: Editoriale Scientifica Italiana. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-5627-D
Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2018). Crime, diversity, culture, and cultural defence. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 1–29). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.409
Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2014). Humanizing Criminal Justice? Restorative Approaches under Fair Trial Scrutiny. In European Yearbook on Human Rights 2014 (pp. 475–484). Vienna: Intersentia. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-3BE7-6
Contribution to a Collected edition
Rigoni, C. (2013). The Concept(s) of Punishment in Multicultural Societies. In Reframing Punishment: Reflections of Culture, Literature and Morals (pp. 197–206). Witney/UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-3EAB-9
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