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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

The Roles of Supreme Courts in Constitutional Democracies

Monday, April 24, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School 

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence Series

with Brazilian Justice Luís Roberto Barroso

about the speakers


Luis Barroso

L.R. Barroso is one of the leading constitutional judges of our time. Serving in the Brazilian Supreme Court, Justice Barroso earned an LL.M. from Yale Law School and an Ph.D. in Law from the Rio de Janeiro State University's Faculty of Law, where he holds the Constitutional Law Chair. Justice Barroso's court opinions and scholarship are the center of attention of scholars and observers of constitutional courts worldwide.