Francisco Caamaño Domínguez
|Francisco Caamaño Domínguez|
|Minister of Justice|
24 February 2009 – 22 December 2011
|Prime Minister||Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero|
|Preceded by||Mariano Fernández Bermejo|
|Succeeded by||Alberto Ruiz Gallardón|
8 January 1963 |
Ceé, A Coruña Province
|Political party||Spanish Socialist Workers' Party|
|Alma mater||University of Santiago de Compostela|
Don Francisco Manuel Caamaño Domínguez (born 8 January 1963) is a Spanish politician, who served as justice minister from 2009 to 2011. He is a member of the Spanish Parliament.
Early life and education
Caamaño started his career as a university professor at his alma meter, the University of Santiago de Compostela. In 1993, he became the barrister of the constitutional court and in October 2002 the chairman of constitutional law at the University of Valencia. He also served as the director of the Fundación Democracia y Gobierno Local and co-director of the Local Law Journal.
He is a member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party. In April 2004, he was named as the secretary of state for relations with the parliament. From April 2008 to February 2009 he served as the secretary of state for constitutional and parliamentary affairs.
He was appointed justice minister to the cabinet led by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero on 24 February 2009. Caamaño succeeded Mariano Fernández Bermejo, who resigned from office. Alberto Ruiz Gallardón succeeded Caamaño in the post on 22 December 2011. Caamaño has been a deputy of A Coruña for the socialist party at the Spanish Parliament since 2011.
Caamaño is married and has two daughters.
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