What does a Bolsonaro Presidency mean for Brazilian Law? Part 2: the Reforms and the Court

Jair Bolsonaro, an extreme right-wing former army officer who has spent the last 20 years as a representative in Congress, is at this point likely to be the next president of Brazil. But what are the implications for Brazilian law in case of Bolsoaro’s victory? Part 2 looks at the probable scenarios before Brazil’s Supreme Court if any of the reforms are challenged.

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What does a Bolsonaro Presidency mean for Brazilian Law? Part 1: Reforms from the Far Right

Jair Bolsonaro, an extreme right-wing former army officer who has spent the last 20 years as a representative in Congress, is at this point likely to be the next president of Brazil. But what are the implications for Brazilian law in case of Bolsoaro’s victory? Part 1 outlines which of the policies he has proposed so far are most likely to be enacted.

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Caudillo-Konstitutionalismus

Kein Kontinent ist freudiger am Werk, wenn es ans Verfassunggeben geht, als Lateinamerika. Unerreichter Spitzenreiter ist die Dominikanische Republik: 32 Verfassungen seit der Staatsgründung 1821. Dann kommt Venezuela mit 26, Haiti mit 24 und Ecuador mit 20 – die letzte davon 2008, stolze 444 Artikel lang und voller wunderbarer Grundrechte wie zum Beispiel dem in […]

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