João Paulo Dias

Contacts
jpdias@ces.uc.pt

Biography

João Paulo Dias is a sociologist, Master in Sociology of Law, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, and Ph.D. in Sociology of Law at the same institution. He is currently Researcher of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, where he acted as Executive Director between 2011 and 2020. As a researcher, he is author of several articles and books, including "Paths of judicial reforms" (2003), with João Pedroso and Catarina Trincão, "The world of the judiciary: the evolution of the organization and self-government" (2004), "The role of public prosecutors in the judiciary: a comparative study of Ibero-American countries" (2008) (Co-coordinator with Rodrigo Ghiringhelli de Azevedo) and "Public Prosecutors in the access to law and justice" (2013), among others. It focuses, in terms of research interests, on the issues of Access to Law and Justice, the role of public prosecutors, the sociological characterization of the judiciary, namely judges and public prosecutors in a comparative perspective and the working conditions of the judicial systems.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Dias, João Paulo; Casaleiro, Paula; Lima, Teresa Maneca; Gomes, Conceição (2021), "Judicial Responses to COVID-19 Attack: Impacts on the Working Conditions of Portuguese Courts", International Journal for Court Administration, 12, 2, 7

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Article in Scientific journal

Henriques, Marina; Lima, Teresa Maneca; Dias, João Paulo (2021), "As condições de trabalho dos atores judiciais em Portugal: reflexões a partir da queixa do SOJ à OIT", Revista Inclusiones, 8, 2, 120-142

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Article in Scientific journal

Casaleiro, Paula; Relvas, Ana Paula; Dias, João Paulo (2021), "A Critical Review of Judicial Professionals Working Conditions' Studies", International Journal for Court Administration, 12, 1, 1-28

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