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The Supreme Federal Court and the Environment: A case study research of judicial review in matters of direct competence of the Supreme Court

Grant number: 10/04107-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2010
Effective date (End): July 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Law - Public Law
Principal Investigator:Luís Virgílio Afonso da Silva
Grantee:Caroline Medeiros Rocha
Host Institution: Faculdade de Direito (FD). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This research project aims to raise the correct empirical data in matters of the environmental Supreme Federal Tribunal jurisprudence, the highest judiciary court in Brazil.From the knowledge of the content of the supreme tribunals decisions during the periodo of 1988 to 2008, concerning judicial review, it is belived that it will be found a basis for the resoluiton of principles based conflicts in the brazilian legislative system .

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ROCHA, Caroline Medeiros. The Brazilian Supreme Court and the environment. 2013. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Direito (FD/SBD) São Paulo.

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