Ana Beatriz Robalinho

Ana Beatriz Robalinho is a Brazilian lawyer currently pursuing a J.S.D. at Yale Law School, where she also served as Tutor-in-Law for the 2021-2022 academic year. She received an LL.B. in 2013 from the University of Brasilia Law School, an LL.M. in 2016 from Yale Law School, and an LL.M. in 2017 from the University of São Paulo Law School. She worked as a constitutional litigator, and as Law Clerk to Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of the Supreme Court of Brazil.

Before returning to Yale, she also taught courses on constitutional law at the University of Brasilia Law School and at the graduate program of the Brazilian Institute of Teaching, Development and Research - IDP. Her academic interests include comparative constitutional law, constitutional interpretation and constitutional history.

Her J.S.D. dissertation focuses on the relationship between constitutional courts and the executive following transitions into democracy, with a focus on Latin America as a special case. 

Doctoral Committee
Professors Bruce Ackerman (chair), Jack M. Balkin (reader), and Samuel Moyn (reader)

LL.M., University of São Paulo Law School, 2017
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2016
LL.B., University of Brasilia Law School, 2013

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