The Centre's Researchers

Prof. Doutor Thiago André Pierobom de Ávila

Prof. Doutor Thiago André Pierobom de Ávila

Areas of Interest

Criminal procedure, human rights, criminology, criminal investigation, oversight of policing, gender violence, racismo, hate crimes, crimes against children, corporative education.

Academic degrees

  • Bachelor on Law by the Universitary Centre of Brasilia (UniCEUB – Brazil), 1999.
  • Master of Law by the University of Brasilia (UnB – Brazil), 2006.
  • Doctor of Juridical Criminal Sciences by the Law School of the University of Lisbon, 2015.
  • Post-Doc in Criminology (Monash University).

Pedagogical experience

  • Professor in the post-graduate course of the Foundation Superior School of the Prosecution Office of the Federal District (FESMPDFT – Brazil)
  • Lecturer (ESMPU, ENFAM, UniCeub)
  • Associated Professor of Masters and PhD in Law Program at UniCEUB 

Investigation and scientific cooperation

  • Post-Doctoral research stage on criminology at the School of Social Sciences of Monash University (Australia), January to May 2017.

Professional activity

  • Prosecutor in Brasilia (MPDFT, Brazil)
  • Former Chair of the Human Rights Office (MPDFT, Brazil)
  • Contributing member of the National Council of the Prosecution Office (CNMP, Brazil)

Publications

Monographs

  • Special criminal courts, Brasilia: Vestcon, 2003.
  • Illegaly obtained evidence and proportionality, Rio de Janeiro: Lumen Juris, 2007.
  • Criminal procedure, Brasilia: Vestcon, 2009 (1ª ed., 2003)
  • Criminal investigation: the directive control by the prosecution office. Curitiba: Juruá, 2016.
  • Fundamentals of external control of policing. Belo Horizonte: D’Plácido, 2016.

Collective Works

  •  European models to face gender violence: experiences and social representations, Brasilia: ESMPU, 2014.
  • Criminal justice: a simple explanation. Rio de Janeiro: Lumen Juris, 2011.
  • Handbook of the internal regiment of the Brazilian National Court of Justice, Brasilia: Vestcon, 2008.

 Articles in scientific journals and chapters of books (title translations)

  • “The new civil majority and its reflections in the criminal procedure”, AMPDFT Review, 3(3), dez. 2003, pp. 11-12.
  • “Study on the internal competence related to the subject in the Brazilian National Court of Justice”, Juris Sintese Review, 2003.
  • “The new misdeaminor of carring drugs for pessoal use”, Scientific Journal of the National Superior School of the Prosecution Office, 18, 2007, pp. 1-2.
  • “The new criminal prosecution of the crimes against sexual dignity”, AMPDFT Review, 7, 2010, pp. 58-68
  • “The criminal control of migration in Portugal, Spain and Italy: the hidden face of the new European racism”, University of Lisbon Law Review, 51, 2010, pp. 323-402
  • “Themis and the Jano síndrome: new experiences of multidisciplinarity in the criminal justice”, in: Guesti-Galvão/Roque (Ed.),Applying Law in a interprofessional perspective: Law, Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work and Social Sciences in jurisdictional practice, Rio de Janeiro: Lumen Juris, 2010, 467-478.
  • “Gian Luigi Gatta, abolitio criminis and ‘integrative’ norms sucession: theory and praxis” (with Marco Scotella), University of Lisbon Law Review, 52, 2011, pp. 375-387.
  • “The interpretation of the ‘new’ article 212 of the Brazilian Criminal Procedure Code: a methodological contribution”, Revista dos Tribunais, 101, 2012, pp. 329-383
  • “The theory of Ferrajoli don’t support restriction of the prosecution office in the investigation control”, Juridical Consultant (electronic review), 2013, pp. 1-2.
  • “The role of the prosecution office to realize the fundamental right to public security”, National Council of the Prosecution Office Review, 4, 2014, pp. 159-189
  • “Police abuse of prerrogatives”, AMPDFT Review, 8, 2014, pp. 337-403
  • “The rule of Law and the external control of policing in Brazil”, in: Bruno Amaral Machado (Ed.). Criminal Justice and Democracy, São Paulo: Marcial Pons, 2015, 381-417.
  • “The custody hearing: advances and challenges”, Legislative Information Review, 211, 2016, p. 301-333.
  • “Profile of cases of racism in the Brazililan Federal District: a documental research” (with Kassia Zinato Araujo), in:Thiago André Pierobom de Ávila (Ed.). Racism charges in the Capital of the Republic. Brasilia: MPDFT, 2017, p. 13-76.
  • “Analysis on the evolution of the case Law of the Federal District Appeal Court on racial crimes”, in:Thiago André Pierobom de Ávila (Ed.). Racism charges in the Capital of the Republic. Brasilia: MPDFT, 2017, p. 77-166.
  • “Police violence: strategies of control by the prosecution office”, In: Daniel de Resende Salgado; Deltan Martinazzo Dallagnol; Monique Cheker (Eds.). External control of policing by the prosecution office. 2nd Ed. Belo Horizonte: Del Rey, 2016, p. 462-499.
  • “The criminalization of femicide”. In: Kate Fitz-Gibbons; Sandra Walkalate; Jude McCulloch; JaneMaree Maher. Intimate partner violence, risk and security: securing women’s lives in a global world. Londres: Routledge, 2018, p. 181-198.
  • “Facing domestic violence against women in Brazil: Advances and challenges”, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, v. 7, p. 15-29, 2018.
  • “The direction of the criminal investigation by the prosecution office and the tecnical and tactical autonomy of the criminal police”, Criminal Investigation, Criminal and Forensic Sciences, 2, p. 62-87, 2018.
  • Primary prevention policies on violence against women: lessons from the Australian experience. Gender Review, 17, p. 95-125, 2017.
  • “The recommendation of the prosecution office as a possible tool to individualize the mens rea of administrative improbity”. (with Teofábio Pereira Martins) Scientific Journal of the National Superior School of the Prosecution Office, 49, p. 139-173, 2017.
  • “Violence against women: outcomes of the gender perspective on policing”, Federal University of Paraná Law Review, 62, p. 103-132, 2017.
  • “Illegal reforms related to the Maria da Penha Law” (with Loudes Bandeira), Correio Braziliense, v. D&J, p. 1-1, 2017.
  • “Interview with Thiago Pierobom on external controlo of policing”, Juridical Review of the Prosecution Office of the State of Paraná, 7, p. 13-25, 2017.
  • “The internal compulsory notification and external communication in cases of domestic violence against women”, In: Cristina Stevens; Susane Oliveira; Valeska Zanello; Edlene Silva; Cristiane Portela (Eds.). Women and violence: intersectionalities. .Brasilia: Technopolitik, 2017, p. 523-545.
  • “The control by the prosecution office of security policies”, In: Antonio Pereira Durate; Dermeval Farias Gomes Filho; Jorge Augusto Caetano de Farias; Vanessa Wendhausen Cavallazzi; Antonio Henrique Graciano Suxberger (Eds.). The prosecution office and the external control of policing: 2016 data. Brasilia: CNMP, 2017, p. 24-31.
  • Notificação compulsória e comunicação externa em casos de violência doméstica e familiar contra a mulher. In: Cristina Stevens; Susane Oliveira; Valeska Zanello; Edlene Silva; Cristiane Portela. (Org.). Mulheres e violências: interseccionalidades. 1ed.Brasília: Technopolitik, 2017, v. 0, p. 523-545.
  • Entrevista com Thiago Pierobom sobre Controle Externo da Atividade Policial. Revista Jurídica do Ministério Público do Estado Do Paraná, v. 1, p. 13-25, 2017.
  • ÁVILA, T. A. P.; BANDEIRA, L. M. . Alterações ilegais na Lei Maria da Penha. Correio Braziliense, v. D&J, p. 1-1, 2017.
  • Violência contra a mulher: consequências da perspectiva de gênero para as políticas de segurança pública. Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Paraná, v. 62, p. 103-132, 2017.
  • ÁVILA, T. A. P.; MARTINS, T. P. . A recomendação ministerial como possível instrumento de delimitação do dolo da improbidade administrativa. Boletim Científico da Escola Superior do Ministério Público da União, v. 49, p. 139-173, 2017.
  • Políticas públicas de prevenção primária à violência contra a mulher: Lições da experiência australiana. Revista Gênero, v. 17, p. 95-125, 2017.
  • Direção da Investigação criminal pelo Ministério Público e autonomia técnica e táctica dos órgãos de polícia criminal. Investigação Criminal, Ciências Criminais e Forenses, v. 2, p. 62-87, 2018.
  • Facing domestic violence against women in Brazil: Advances and challenges. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, v. 7, p. 15-29, 2018.
  • The criminalization of femicide. In: Kate Fitz-Gibbons; Sandra Walkalate; Jude McCulloch; JaneMaree Maher. Intimate partner violence, risk and security: securing women’s lives in a global world. Londres: Routledge, 2018, p. 181-198.
  • Articulação do trabalho em rede para a proteção à mulher em situação de violência doméstica e familiar. In: BRASIL. Conselho Nacional do Ministério Público. Violência contra a mulher: um olhar do Ministério Público brasileiro. Brasília: CNMP, 2018, p. 141-163

Other bibligraphic works

  • On Evidence, commission of studies of the AMPDFT to the Criminal Procedure Law Reform, 2009.
  • Technical Note of the AMPDFT on the PEC 37/2011 (Investigative powers of the prosecution office), Brasília: AMPDFT, 2012.
  • Brazilian National Guidelines of criminal investigation with gender perspective: principles for policing and prosecution with gender perspective in Brazil (collective work). Madrid: EUROSociAL Program, 2016.
  • Racism charges in the Capital of the Republic. Brasilia: MPDFT, 2017.