Ranko Marijan

  Ranko Marijan

Ranko Marijan, LLB

Justice at the Criminal Law Department of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia

Personal data:

Date of birth: 16 October 1954
Place of birth: Karlovac, Republic of Croatia

Education and qualifications:

1981 Passed the bar exam
1978 Graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law

Judicial experience:

2004 – present Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia
2001 - 2004 Judge of the County Court in Zagreb
2000 - 2001 Deputy Minister of Justice, Administration and Local Self-Government
1998 - 2000 Judge of the County Court in Zagreb
1982 - 1998 Judge, President of the Criminal Department and Deputy President of the Municipal Court in Zagreb
1979 - 1982 Judicial apprentice at the District (County) Court in Zagreb

Professional education and training:

1982 - present Participated in numerous professional programmes at home and abroad
1994 One month study visit to the USA
1983 - 1985 Postgraduate studies in criminal law

Other activities:

Active participant in domestic and international professional meetings (Zagreb, Opatija, Dubrovnik, Palermo, Paris, Strasbourg, Warszawa, Riga, Sofia, Brussels …)
As a member of official Croatian delegations presented papers on many international and European conferences on ttopics such as: judicial independence, efficiency of judicial proceedings, the fight against corruption and organized crime (London, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest and Trieste)
President and a member of the Examining Commission for the Bar exam in the area of criminal law within the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia
Member of various working groups of the Ministry of Justice for drafting legislative changes and amendments
Conducting practical programmes on criminal law, legal logic and rhetoric for the students of the Faculty of Law in Zagreb
Lecturer at training programmes for judges and state attorneys on issues connected with practical implementation of the Penal Code and Code on Criminal Procedure, on judicial ethics and efficient judicial proceedings

Publications and other works:

Book “The Media Law – Commentary – Practice” (VIV – inženjering d.o.o; April 2002); author of the commentaries on particular provisions of the Code on Criminal Procedure, Penal Code and court practice
Book “The Liability of a Merchant in the Consumer Protection System” (Narodne Novine; September 2003); author of articles on criminal and tort sanctions against violations of consumers’ rights
Book “Collection of Criminal Laws” with indexes (Narodne Novine; September 2004)
Almanac “The Criminal Code in Practical Implementation” (Organizator; 2004); author of sections on the statute of limitations in criminal prosecution
Author of dozens of articles in the field of criminal law, judicial ethics, organization and the functioning of the judiciary
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