Researcher and Director of the Research Institute on Judicial Systems of the National Research Council of Italy, Bologna
Marco Fabri is senior researcher and acting director of the Research Institute on Judicial Systems of the National Research Council of Italy (IRSIG-CNR), Bologna, Italy. He has been a researcher at IRSIG-CNR since its inception in 1993. He also has been a research fellow at the College of Law of the University of Denver, and at the National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, Virginia (USA).
He has coordinated several European research projects on the administration of justice, and has served as a scientific expert for institutions such as the Council of Europe, the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the World Bank, OSCE. As an expert of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), and its SATURN Centre, he took part in the development of CEPEJ tools on time management and efficiency of courts, and participated in co-operation projects in Portugal, Croatia, Latvia, Slovakia, Albania, and Kosovo.
His research interests and publications are in the areas of judicial administration, justice reform, court management, courts and public prosecutors’ governance and organisation, information and communication technology in the justice system, always with a comparative perspective.