Francesco Viganò

Francesco Viganò (born 1 March 1966) is an Italian judge and criminal law professor at the Bocconi University in Milan. He was appointed Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy by president Sergio Mattarella, and sworn in on 8 March 2018.[1]

Francesco Viganò
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Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy
Assumed office
8 March 2018
Appointed byPresident of Italy
Personal details
Born (1966-03-01) 1 March 1966 (age 54)
Milan, Italy
Alma materUniversity of Milan


Viganò graduated in 1989 at the University of Milan, and after having stayed at the University of Munich from 1991 to 1993, in 1998 he obtained a research PhD from the University of Pavia.

A researcher since 1995 at the University of Brescia, in 2001 he became an associate professor at the same university teaching Comparative Penal Law. From 2004 to 2016 he taught Advanced Criminal Law and European Criminal Law at the University of Milan. From November 2016 he has taught Criminal Law and Transnational Criminal Law at the Bocconi University.

On 24 February 2018 he was appointed Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy by president Sergio Mattarella as replacement of Paolo Grossi.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Giuramento del Giudice Francesco Vigano" (PDF). Corte Costituzionale. 2 March 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  2. ^ Anna Campaniello. "Corte Costituzionale, nominato il comasco Francesco Viganò". Espansione TV. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Mattarella nomina Francesco Viganò giudice della Corte costituzionale" (in Italian). Il Sole 24 Ore. 24 February 2018. Archived from the original on 4 April 2020.