Antonio Sepulveda

Antonio Sepulveda
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro | UFRJ ·  Departamento de Direito do Estado

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Introduction
Antonio Sepulveda currently works at the Laboratório de Estudos Teóricos e Analíticos (Leticia) da Faculdade de Direito (FND), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Antonio does research in Legal Fundaments and Public Law. Their current project is 'Institutionalism'.

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In recent years, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) and the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) have similarly decided numerous issues relating to the rights of gay and lesbian individuals...
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Intitulando-se árbitro imparcial, o Supremo Tribunal Federal tem declarado reiteradamente que dispõe do monopólio da última palavra. Se, por um lado, tal declaração transparece vivenciarmos a tão propalada supremacia judicial, por outro, evidencia suposto desequilíbrio das relações interpoderes. Diante disso, objetiva-se neste artigo a investigação...
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Both the United States and Brazil have recently taken clear positions on the laws that regulate merchants charging different amounts for goods depending on the method of payment. It is thus instructive to look at the similarities and differences between the two countries’ laws on surcharges.
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Trabalho enviado em 19 de marco de 2016. Aceito em 16 de julho de 2016. DOI: 10.12957/rqi.2017.22072 Resumo O Principio da Verdade Material tem servido de fundamento para inumeras decisoes proferidas pelo Conselho Administrativo de Recursos Fiscais. Fracao desse conjunto de decisoes relaciona, com o Principio da Verdade Material, a regra juridica q...
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So far, 2016 has been a bad year for Brazil. Despite the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, all the political instability resulting therefrom and revelations of major corruption schemes, Brazil is undergoing the worst economic recession of the last three decades. In an attempt to make up for the budget deficit, the Executive Branch (along wit...
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The basic structures of the democratic state are placed in the current Republican Constitution. If, on the one hand, practically nothing can be done concerning the modification or replacement of large scale institutions, on the other, small-scale interventions are always necessary for the improvement of the institutional framework in order to addre...
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The Alagoas (a Brazilian northeastern state) House of Representatives has recently overruled a governor’s veto to pass the Educational Neutrality Act (ENA) (“Programa Escola Livre”), a law on public education allegedly restrictive of teachers’ rights to freedom of expression. The bill’s proponent, State Representative Ricardo Nezinho, argued on his...
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Impeachment proceedings of President Dilma Rousseff have begun in Brazil, but the Brazilian National Congress will not decide alone, nor will its decision be final. The Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) recently heard a Claim of Breach of Fundamental Precept (ADPF no. 378; In re Brazilian Communist Party)—an action directed to protect important constit...
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Judges, just like “ordinary people,” are subject to routine incentives; i.e. according to Benjamin Barton, they are driven by the same combination of incentives, experiences, and cognitive biases that drive the rest of us. This includes the justices of the Supreme Court. Therefore, justices presumably strive to reduce the difficulty, the sameness a...
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As instituições democráticas atendem ao seu papel constitucional no interior da atividade política do Estado. As Cortes Constitucionais representam as instituições que melhor promovem esta função. O presente artigo busca investigar, em particular, a Corte Constitucional brasileira em seus comportamentos deliberativos, dialógicos e sistêmicos, focan...

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