Severino Santiapichi

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Severino Santiapichi
Born 26 May 1926 (1926-05-26)
Scicli, Italy
Died 16 September 2016 (2016-09-17) (aged 90)
Modica, Italy
Occupation Magistrate, writer

Severino Santiapichi (26 May 1926 – 16 September 2016) was an Italian magistrate and writer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Scicli, Ragusa, he was the president of the Courts of Assize in Rome for about 20 years, notably presiding over the Aldo Moro trial in 1978 and the Pope John Paul II assassination attempt trial in 1981.[1][2] He was also, for several years, vice president of the Supreme Court in Somalia.[2] After the retirement, he wrote several non-fiction novels and was professor at the Kore University of Enna.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
  2. ^ a b c Ilaria Sacchettoni (17 September 2016). "Morto Severino Santiapichi giudice nei processi Moro e Agca". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Cristoforo Filetti, Antonio Pagano. Ottantuno anni di giovinezza. Bonanno, 1996. ISBN 8877960655.