International Graduate Lecture Programs Lecture Series (02-25-14)


Miami Law and Jessica Carvalho Morris, Director of International Graduate Law Programs, cordially invite you to attend our International Law Lecture Series talk with Dean Oscar Vilhena Vieira.

"Rule of Law in Latin America"

Tuesday, February 25

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Miami Law Library
1311 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
12:30 - 1:50 p.m., Room D201

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Lunch will be provided.

Oscar Vilhena VieiraOscar Vilhena Vieira is the Dean of the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (DIREITO GV), where he teaches Constitutional Law, Human Rights, and Law and Development. He holds a B.A. in law from the Catholic University of São Paulo; an LL.M. from Columbia University in New York; a M.A. and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of São Paulo. He conducted his post-doctoral studies at the Centre for Brazilian Studies, at Oxford University. Dean Vieira was legal adviser for the Center for the Studies of Violence of the University of São Paulo and served as executive secretary of the United Nations Latin American Institute in Brazil.

In 2000 he founded and directed Conectas Human Rights and the Pro Bono Institute. He has written several books and academic articles on constitutional law, human rights and law and development. Dean Vieira is member of several civil society organizations and academic programs advisory boards, including OSI – Human Rights board, Pro Bono Institute, ANDI (National Agency for the Rights of Children), Law School's Global League (president). Dean Vieira is also an active pro bono lawyer in several human rights cases before the Brazilian Supreme Court.

This event is co-sponsored by the International Graduate Law Programs, the Center for Latin American Studies and the Miami Consortium.

For more information or to request disability accommodation, please contact the office of the International Graduate Law Programs preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event at or 305-284-5402.


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