Biography

Carla is a Chilean lawyer. She has been a lecturer of Introduction to Political, Economic and Social Thought at the Economics and Business School of Universidad de Chile and teaching assistant for Criminal Law and other subjects at Universidad de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Law Faculties. Later she worked as a legislative advisor at the Chilean Congress, and after that, she practised law in criminal litigation. She was awarded an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2018.

The title of her research is: "Criminal law and the passage of time: limitation periods in Germany, the USA and the UK" under the supervision of Dr Matthew Dyson and Prof Julian Roberts. She serves as teaching assistant for FHS Advanced Criminal Law and convenes the Criminal Law Discussion Group.

Carla is very interested in theoretical and empirical issues related to crime, violence, state powers and legitimacy.

 

Research Interests

Comparative law, criminal law, criminology, public policy, political theory, jurisprudence.

Events organised by Carla Sepúlveda Penna

Past events

01 Jun 2020

Monday - 1:00PM

Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime and Illegal Contracts

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Manuel González

Speaker Affiliation

University of Oxford

Venue

LIVE ONLINE SEMINAR - Please register below

09 Mar 2020

Monday - 12:00PM

‘Revenge porn’ is not ‘intending to cause harm’ - Image-based sexual abuse and the justified criminal law: limiting the right to free speech to protect the right to privacy

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Marthe Goudsmit

Speaker Affiliation

University of Oxford

Venue

Refugee Scholars Room - Corpus Christi College

12 Nov 2019

Tuesday - 1:00PM

Guilty Pleas and Human Rights: Consent, Vulnerability, and Self-Incrimination

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Dr Rebecca Helm

Speaker Affiliation

University of Exeter

Venue

Seminar Room L (between The Missing Bean cafe & the Bodleian Law Library)

29 Oct 2019

Tuesday - 1:00PM

Withdrawing the “defence” of victim consent to risked or intended harm: Moving away from category based decision making

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Prof Julia Tolmie

Speaker Affiliation

University of Auckland

Venue

Seminar Room L (between The Missing Bean cafe & the Bodleian Law Library)

15 Oct 2019

Tuesday - 1:00PM

Predictive Evidence and Unpredictable Freedom

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Dr Amit Pundik

Speaker Affiliation

Tel Aviv University

Venue

Seminar Room L (between The Missing Bean cafe & the Bodleian Law Library)

04 Jun 2019

Tuesday - 12:30PM

Criminalization Theory – Or Theories of Criminalization?

Criminal Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Prof. Tatjana Hoernle

Speaker Affiliation

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Venue

Law Board Room - St Cross Building

Research projects