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Rulers and judges: the issue of defining law in monarchical Brazil

Grant number: 15/23689-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 01, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Law - Theory of Law
Principal researcher:José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes
Grantee:José Reinaldo de Lima Lopes
Visiting researcher: Carlos Garriga Acosta
Visiting researcher institution: Universidad del País Vasco (UPV), Spain
Home Institution: Faculdade de Direito (FD). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Prof. Garriga will be part of an on-going investigation about Brazilian monarchical institutions, including the Council of State and the Judicial power, examining how they actively took part in creating legal sources. At the same time he will teach two graduate seminars, one at the Law School of USP (with prof. Lima Lopes) and one at the History Department of UNIFESP (with prof. Slemian) (AU)