Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Luís Roberto Barroso

  • I-CONnect Global Symposium: Five Perspectives on the Brazilian Abortion Ruling

    —Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Last month, we announced that I-CONnect would host a special symposium on a recent abortion decision in Brazil. In an historic ruling for the region, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Brazil held that a criminal prohibition on procuring an abortion before the end of the first trimester violates the fundamental rights of women as well as the principle of proportionality.

  • Special Announcement: Symposium on Brazilian Abortion Ruling

    —Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Late last year, in an historic ruling for the region, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Brazil held that a criminal prohibition on procuring an abortion before the end of the first trimester violates the fundamental rights of women as well as the principle of proportionality.