'Right to maim? The use (and misuse) of kinetic impact projectiles in Chile' 12th October 2020
Javier holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He qualified as a lawyer by the Chilean supreme court in 2009. He has a masters degree in criminal law from the University of Talca, Chile and University Pompeu Fabra, Spain and a PhD in Criminology from the University of Glasgow. Javier worked as a prosecution lawyer for the Chilean prosecution service in Santiago; he specialised in the investigation and prosecution of violent and sexual offences. After he finished his PhD, he returned to Chile and is currently a lecturer in Criminal Law at the Universidad Catolica de Temuco. He has also been appointed director of international relations at the same university.
To get some background context for the presentation, here is a link to a video about the current situation in Chile : https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/americas/100000006795557/chile-protesters-shot-eye.html