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Law educator

Antonio Beristain, Spanish law educator. Recipient Medalla Merito Criminologico Society Brasileira Criminologia, 1980, Medaille de la Ville de Paris, 1986.

Background

Beristain, Antonio was born on April 4, 1924 in Medina de Rioseco, Spain. Son of Ignacio M. and Felisa (Ipina) Beristain.

Education

Master of Arts, Ona, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University Valladolid, 1953. Bachelor's Degree, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 1957.

Doctor of Laws, University Madrid, 1961.

Career

Lecturer criminal law University Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, 1958-1967, University Valladolid, Spain, 1967-1968. Professor criminal law University Madrid, 1968-1970, University Oviedo, Spain, 1970-1973. Professor criminal law and criminology University Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain, 1973-1989, professor emeritus Spain, since 1989.

Head Basque Institute Criminology, San Sebastian, since 1976.

Membership

Member International Society Criminology (council direction committee, Herrmann Mannheim award 1993, medalla al Mèrito Social penitenciario 1994), Review Droit Penal et Criminologie (correspondent), Review Science Criminelle et Droit Penal (correspondent), International Documentations und Studien Zentrum (member beirat), Review Jurídica Debate penal (international committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, swimming, mountain climbing, basketball.

Connections

father:
Ignacio M. Beristain

mother:
Felisa (Ipina) Beristain