Luís Roberto Barroso

Luís Roberto Barroso

Senior Fellow
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Justice Luís Roberto Barroso is a Brazilian law professor, jurist, Justice of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil, and has also served as President of the Superior Electoral Court.

Justice Barroso graduated in law from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), has a Master's Degree in law by Yale University, and a PhD from UERJ, being a Professor of Constitutional Law in the university, while also doing post-doctoral studies in the Harvard Law School.

Justice Barroso has authored many articles including: Here, there and everywhere: human dignity in contemporary law and in the transnational discourse; Countermajoritarian, Representative, and Enlightened: The Roles of Constitutional Courts in Democracies; Technological Revolution, Democratic Recession and Climate Change: The Limits of Law in a Changing World; How To Save The Amazon: The Reasons Why A Living Forest Is Worth More Than A Cut Down One; and more.