Maria Laura Fiorina graduated with a J. D. magna cum laude in 2011 from the University of Pavia, Faculty of Law, presenting a final thesis on Criminal Law on criminal aspects of medical treatments in Italy and Germany. In 2011 she graduated with a Social Sciences Diploma from the Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS) of Pavia, presenting a final thesis on the court systems in the US and in Germany. She has a PhD in Criminal Law from the Department of Public Law, Criminal and International Justice at the University of Pavia. She was a Teaching Fellow on the Criminal Law course – Faculty of Law, University of Pavia. She is a lawyer and cooperates as a researcher with the European Center for Law, Science and New Techologies (University of Pavia) in the field of Innovation and Law and Neuroscience and Law. In 2015 she published a chapter in the book “The Challenge of Innovation in Law. The Impact of Technology and Science on Legal Studies and Practice” (A.Santosuosso, O. Goodenough, M. Tomasi, Pavia University Press, 2015, pp. 85 – 98).
She is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Nervous System and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Pavia and cooperates with the Court of Milan on a project on the digitalization of Italian criminal proceedings.