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November 21 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Fabio de Sa e Silva, "Fighting Corruption, Building Fascism? Legal Institutions and Democratic Recession in Brazil"

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Description

Fabio is Assistant Professor of International Studies and Wick Cary Professor of Brazilian Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He studies the social organization and the political impact of law and justice in Brazil and comparatively.  In 2015, he was a fellow at Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession. Prior to his more recent academic appointments, he accumulated substantial experience in policy making and analysis in issues of law and justice in Brazil, where he served at the Ministry of Justice and the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) and consulted for international organizations like the UNDP, Unesco, and the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI). He holds a B.A. in legal studies from the University of Sao Paulo Law School, a Master of Laws from the University of Brasilia Law School, and a Ph.D. in Law, Policy, and Society from Northeastern University.
 

Background readings are available one week prior to workshop.  To request readings, email: schell.law@yale.edu.

 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights