Externadista appointed new magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice
He is jurist Diego Eugenio Corredor Beltrán, appointed as the new magistrate of the Corporation's Criminal Cassation Chamber.
Diego Eugenio Corredor es egresado del programa de Derecho del año 1981 y especialista en Ciencias Penales y Criminológicas del año 1982, de nuestra Casa de Estudios. Del mismo modo, es doctor en Derecho de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (España).
Diego Eugenio Corredor is a graduate of the Externado Law program (1981) with a Specialization in Criminal and Criminological Sciences (1982). Additionally, he holds a Doctorate in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain).
Since 1983, Dr. Corredor has been a Special Criminal Law professor in the Externado undergraduate program and different postgraduate programs, such as the Specialization in Criminal Law and Criminology, the Specialization in Industrial Property and Copyright, and the Specialization in Family. He has also been a professor at Santo Tomas University, Sergio Arboleda University, Javeriana University, and the University of Nuestra Señora del Rosario.
Within his lines of research are general and special Criminal Law, Public Law, and Economic and Business Criminal Law. He is the author and co-author of several books, including “Medicina, ética y delito” Analysis Editorial, (1990) and “Lecciones de Derecho Penal. Parte Especial. Delitos contra la Salud Pública, celebración indebida de contratos” Externado de Colombia University Publishing House, (2003), among others. Also, he has authored several academic articles, among which are “La injuria y la calumnia en el deporte,” “Las inmunidades y los fueros en Derecho Penal Colombiano,” “Aspectos médico legales de los trasplantes de órganos y sus implicaciones en Derecho Penal,” “El hurto de uso,” and “La dignidad del ser humano.”
He began his career under the guidance of the late Dr. Antonio José Cancino, with whom he worked, in his early years, in his professional office, while beginning his role as a professor and professional practice as an independent lawyer.
His professional Criminal Law trajectory spans over 33 years. In addition to teaching, he has served as an advisor, consultant, litigator, and since 2007, co-judge of the Criminal Cassation Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Dr. Corredor was elected unanimously by the Full Chamber of the Court.