The president of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court, Manuel Marchena Gómez, will be in charge of delivering the inaugural lesson of the 2019-20 academic year at the University of the Mid-Atlantic in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in an act to be held on next October 18 at the headquarters of the central campus. The magistrate will give the conference Technological investigation: GPS and electronic data in criminal proceedings. The vice president of the Canary Government, Román Rodríguez Rodríguez, together with the president of the Universidad Atlántico Medio, Ángel Ferrera Martínez, and its rector, José Ramón Pin Arboledas.
All of them are planning to intervene after the Reading of the 2018-2019 Academic Course Report by the General Secretary of the University, Marta Núñez Zamorano.
Manuel Marchena was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1959. He is a magistrate of the Supreme Court since 2007 and president of the Second Chamber since November 2014. Law degree from the University of Deusto with the highest academic qualification, he is also a Doctor of Law. He is a surplus prosecutor, a career in which he has served as a prosecutor of the Supreme Court and chief prosecutor of the Technical Secretariat of the State Attorney General's Office.
In addition, he is the author of numerous books and articles published in specialized journals, he was the winner of the Law Award for the best doctrinal work with the title Legal-criminal implications of email. He has been associate professor of the Faculty of Law of the Autonomous University of Madrid. In 2012 he was appointed president of the Institutional Commission created that year for the reform of the Criminal Procedure Law.
The magistrate became the undisputed protagonist and unexpected star of the trial of you process due to its elegant attitude towards witnesses, lawyers, prosecutors and other actors present at the 1-O view in the Plenary Hall of the Supreme.
The University of the Mid-Atlantic was born with an international vocation and a humanistic ideology so that its graduates are excellent professionals in a global world, and complete people in all its facets.
"The mission of the University does not end with the issuance of degrees; we commit ourselves to help our graduates in their employment, and accompany them in their professional career. We have done so for twenty-five years with more than 2,000 former students working today in the five continents, before the legal recognition of our University was granted, "says its rector.