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Blanca Lozano Cutanda

Catedrática de Derecho Administrativo Professor of Administrative Law

Education and professional career

Master of Law, with a diploma in Business Science from the Comillas Pontifical University -ICADE (1984)
Graduated in International Studies from the City of London Polytechnic (1982)
Doctor in Law from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) [Open University] – cum laude qualification (1989)

Professional career

Member of the consolidated research group of the UPV/EHU GIC 07/91, recognized for the years 2007-2012 by the Head of Science Policies of the Basque Government
Member of the Royal Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence, following her appointment in 2007
Member of the Publishing Council of La Ley-Wolter Kluwer
External assessor from 2007 of the “National Evaluation and Foresight Agency” (ANEP)
Founder member of the Observatory for Environment Policies of the University of Zaragoza, subsidised by the Ministry of the Environment and consulting and research body created 2005
Founder member of the Complutense Institute of European Law and Local Integration (IDEIR), research Institute ascribed at the Complutense University
Member of CEDAT (Centre d’ Estudis de Dret Ambiental de Tarragona) ascribed as a research center of the Rovira i Virgili University since its constitution on February 2009

Specialisation

Environmental Law, Administrative sanctions, Education law, Permissions and Licensing and Jurisdictional conflicts

Teaching

Contracted collaborating professor of Administrative Law of the UNED (1985-1989)
Collaborating professor in the Administrative Law Department of the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE) (1989-1990)
Tenured professor of the Administrative Law Department of the UNED (1990-2004)
Vice-dean of Investigation at the Law Faculty (1998-2000 and 2002-2004)
Director of Centres Abroad of the Vice-rectorate of International Relations of the UNED (2000-2002)
Representative of the UNED at the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), headquartered in Heerlen, The Netherlands (1992-1997)
Director of the title proper of the UNED “Experto Universitario en Derecho Ambiental”, from 2004 to 2009
Director of title proper of the UNED “La represión de los ilícitos ambientales, from 2009

Languages

Spanish
English
French
Portuguese
Italian

Publications

Books

La extinción de las sanciones administrativas y tributarias, Marcial Pons, Madrid, 1990
Nuevas perspectivas del Derecho Administrativo. Tres estudios (coautores: C. Chinchilla Marín y S. del Saz Cordero), Civitas, Pamplona, 1992
La libertad de Cátedra, Marcial Pons, Madrid, 1995
La desclasificación de los secretos de Estado, Civitas, Pamplona, 1998
Derecho Ambiental Administrativo, 11 editions of the work, the last one published by La Ley-Wolter Kluwer in 2010
Administración y Legislación ambiental, (co-author: Juan-Cruz Alli Turrillas), Dykinson, six editions of the work, the last one of 2010
Direction or coordination of collective works
Comentario a la Ley del Ruido (Ley 37/2003, de 17 de noviembre), direction of the work and autor of the presentation of the work, Tomson-Civitas, Pamplona, 2004
Comentario a la Ley de Responsabilidad Medioambiental (Ley 26/2007, de 23 de octubre), direction and presentation of the work
Diccionario de Derecho Ambiental, co-director with E. Alonso García and author of the voices “Autorización Ambiental Integrada”; “Autorizaciones ambientales: la licencia de actividades clasificadas”; “Comunidad Europea: financiación de la política comunitaria, el programa LIFE”, “Información: acceso y difusión en materia ambiental”; “Infracciones y sanciones administrativas”; “Planificación como técnica de protección ambiental. La planificación de los recursos naturales”; “Responsabilidad por daños al medioambiente”. Iustel, Madrid, 2006
Diccionario de Sanciones Administrativas, direction of the work and author of its voices “Principio de culpabilidad: aplicación a las personas jurídicas”; “Procedimiento sancionador (iniciación)”; “Defensa de la competencia: infracciones y sanciones”
Medidas de lucha contra la morosidad, coordinator of the public law chapters (director: Pilar Blanco), La Ley-Wolter Kluwer, 2011

Articles

Author of more than 200 publications in collective works and specialized legal magazines. Among those published from 2007 can be distinguished the following:
«Urbanismo y corrupción: algunas reflexiones desde el derecho administrativo», Revista de Administración Pública, no. 172, January-April 2007
“La configuración jurídica del derecho al medio ambiente, con su doble componente objetivo- subjetivo, en la doctrina del TEDH”, in Derechos fundamentales y otros estudios en homenaje al profesor Dr. Lorenzo Martín- Retortillo, El Justicia de Aragón, Zaragoza, 2008.
“The europeanization of national procedural rules in the field of environmental protection”, in European Public Law, Vol.15, 2009 (co-author with Carmen Plaza)
“La responsabilidad medioambiental dos años después: ¿por qué se retrasa su aplicación? Problemas y dudas sin resolver”, in Diario La Ley, no. 7270, 27 of October of 2009
“Ley Omnibus: silencio administrativo, declaración responsable y comunicación previa”, in Diario La Ley, no. 7339, 10 of February of 2010
“Servicios ambientales y mecanismos de mercado”, in Tecno Ambiente, no. 210, year XX, November 2010 (co-author with Jose María Rábade and P. Martínez de Anguita)
“El futuro de la “flor europea”: la nueva etiqueta ecológica de la UE”, in Revista Catalana de Dret Ambiental, no. 1, 2010
Participation with the Chapter dedicated to ambiental law in the collective work Comparative View of Administrative Law Issues, Albania (project funded by the EU and AECID), 2010
“Delitos contra la ordenación del territorio y prevaricación urbanística”, in Diario La Ley, no. 7534, special number dedicated to the reform of the Penal Code for the Organic law 5/2010 on the day of its entry into force, 23 of December of 2010
“Reforma y privatización parcial del sector aeroportuario” co-author with Carlos Vázquez Cobos, in Diario La Ley, no. 7554, 25 of January of 2011
“¿Puede resolver expresamente la DGRN los recursos contra calificaciones registrales cuando aquéllos han sido desestimados por silencio administrativo? Una crítica a la Sala 1ª del Tribunal Supremo”, in Diario La Ley, no. 7614, 19 of April of 2011
“Limitación del Ius variandi y otras modificaciones de la Ley de Contratos del Sector Público”, in Diario La Ley, no. 7615 dedicated to the Sustainable Economy law, 20 of April of 2011
“Principales reformas de la nueva Ley de Residuos y Suelos contaminados” co-author with Pedro Poveda, Diario La Ley, no. 7702, 26 of September of 2011
“Principio stadstill versus discrecionalidad administrativa”, in the Libro Homenaje al profesor Tomás Ramón Fernández, in preparation
“El Tribunal Constitucional confirma el carácter no tributario de las tarifas abonadas por los servicios públicos prestados por concesionario o personificación privada”, co-author with Carlos Vázquez Cobos, Diario La Ley, No. 9442,  24 June 2019

Acknowledgments

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