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Curriculum vitae - Pasi Pölönen

PÖLÖNEN, Pasi Tapio
born in 1972, Lahti

Education

Matriculation examination 1991, Upper Secondary School of the Joensuu Teacher Training School
Master of Laws 1995, University of Helsinki
Licentiate of Laws 1997, University of Helsinki
Doctor of Laws 2003, University of Helsinki
Title of Docent in Procedural Law 2008, University of Helsinki

Career

Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman
Substitute for the Deputy-Ombudsman 2011–2017
Principal Legal Adviser 2011–2017
Legal Adviser 2004–2011
Part-time legal adviser 1999–2002
Fixed-term legal adviser 1 October – 31 December 1998

Council of Europe
Assistant Lawyer at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights 2003–2004

Office of the Chancellor of Justice
Presenting official at the Office of the Chancellor of Justice 2003

University of Helsinki
Researcher at OMY, a doctoral programme for law graduates 1999–2002
Researcher, assistant and research assistant, several periods 1995–1997 and 1998–1999

Judicial system
Training at the bench at the District Court of Joensuu 1997–1998

Expert positions

Member of the Ministry of Justice working group on the responsibility of judges 2005
Permanent expert in the process working group of the committee on administrative judicial procedure appointed by the Ministry of Justice 2008–2010
Member of the Ministry of Justice working group on the human rights institution 2009–2010
Member of the Ministry of Justice working group examining the structures of fundamental and human rights 2014
Ad hoc judge serving in place of the judge elected to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Finland 2015–2016

Publications

Books written alone or with co-authors, and research articles and comments on court cases, including
Salaiset pakkokeinot (“Secret coercive measures’”), 1997 (licentiate study)
Henkilötodistelu rikosprosessissa (“Witness examination in the criminal process’”), 2002 (doctoral dissertation)
Salaisten pakkokeinojen ongelmakohtia (“Problematic aspects of secret coercive measures”). In the commemorative volume Juhlakirja Jyrki Virolainen 60 vuotta, 2003
Rikosprosessin perusteet. Rikosprosessioikeus I (“The basics of the criminal process. Criminal procedure law I’), 2003, with Jyrki Virolainen
Rikosprosessin osalliset. Rikosprosessioikeus II (“The parties in the criminal process. Criminal procedure law II”), 2004, with Jyrki Virolainen
Todistajankuulustelun valmistelusta ja suorittamisesta rikosasioissa (“Preparing and performing witness examination in criminal matters”). Defensor Legis 2/2004
Toimeksiannosta luopuminen keinona ristiriidan ratkaisemiseksi syytetyn puolustajan ja asianomistajan avustajan tehtävissä (“Giving up the assignment as a method of resolving a conflict in the asks of the defence counsel of the accused and the legal aid of the injured party”). Defensor Legis 5/2005
Tuomioistuinten valvonnan kehityksestä ja nykytilasta (“The development and current state of the supervision of courts of justice”). Lakimies 7–8/2005
Oikeustapauskommentti EIT:n Sallinen ym. v. Suomi -tuomiosta (“Comment on the ECHR’s judgment in the case Sallinen et al. v. Finland”). Defensor Legis 1/2006
Witness examination in Finnish Criminal Trials. In the publication Scandinavian Studies in Law – Volume 51: Procedural Law – Court administrations. Stockholm 2007
Telepakkokeinoaineiston asianosaisjulkisuudesta (“The parties’ access to the material investigated using coercive measures affecting telecommunications”). In the publication Consilio Manuque – Yhtenäinen syyttäjälaitos 10 vuotta (“10 years of uniform prosecution services”). Ohisalo, Jussi – Tolvanen, Matti (eds.), 2008
Perus- ja ihmisoikeuksien valvonta oikeusasiamiehen tehtävänä. (“Monitoring fundamental and human rights as the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s duty”). In the publication Oikeusasiamies 90 vuotta (“Parliamentary Ombudsman 90 years”), 2010
Ylimmät laillisuusvalvojat (“The highest supervisors of legality”), 2011, with Jussi Pajuoja
Sopimuksellisuus julkishallinnon järjestämisessä (“Contracts in the organisation of public administration”). Lakimies 7–8/2012
Euroopan ihmisoikeussopimus (“The European Convention on Human Rights”), 2012 and 2018, with Matti Pellonpää, Monica Gullans and Antti Tapanila
Ylimmät laillisuusvalvojat (“The highest supervisors of legality.”) In the publication Ihmisoikeuksien käsikirja. (“The human rights handbook”) Koivurova, Timo – Pirjatanniemi, Elina (eds.), 2013
Todistelu oikeudenkäynnissä (“Evidence in court trials”), 2015, with Antti Tapanila.
Om det allmänna eller individuella? – Synpunkter på sakkunnigbevisning. Festskrift till Dan Frände, JFT 2–4/2017 s. 161–173.