Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: prison litigation

  • An Unconstitutional State of Affairs in the Brazilian Prison System

    [Editor’s Note: I•CONnect will present two perspectives on an important ongoing case in Brazil where the Supreme Federal Tribunal, in deciding a case relating to prison conditions, imported the unconstitutional state of affairs doctrine used by the Colombian Constitutional Court. An alternative analysis by Thiago Luís Sombra can be found here.]