PhD Lech Falandysz

PhD Lech Falandysz

Lawyer specialising in criminal law, director of the Institute of Justice in 1990–1991, Secretary of State at the Chancellery of President Lech Wałęsa in 1991-1995.  

Graduated from legal studies at the  University of Warsaw in 1965, passed the doctoral exam in 1971 and obtained his post-doctoral degree ten years later. Professor of the University of Warsaw since 1991.

Member of the Criminal Law Research Society, Polish Victimology  Society, Polish Criminology Society as well as numerous foreign academic associations.

Author of around 200 academic publications, focusing chiefly on criminal law.

Member of the Solidarność Centre for Civic Legislative Initiatives in 1980-1990. Participated in the Round Table negotiations as a representative of the opposition.

Appointed Rector of Lazarski University in 2000, held the position until 2003.

Awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta by President  Aleksander Kwaśniewski in 2002.