defenders of the faith
Sacralizing the Secular. The Ethno-fundamentalist movements
Religious fundamentalist movements regard the secular state as an enemy because it claims to codify its power as if God did not exist. Those movements consider their religion the repository of absolute truth, the ultimate source legitimizing human laws. Therefore, although they are postsecular, at the same time they endeavor to transform religious principles into political agendas. Indeed,...
O evangelho do metal segundo o companheiro rob halford
...A turnê também comemora os 30 anos do disco "Defenders of the faith", um clássico da banda. - É um show pesado, rápido, com ...
The law of words: standing, environment, and other contested terms
Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services (TOC), Inc., 528 U.S. 167 (2000), exposes fundamental incoherencies within environmental standing doctrine, even while it ostensibly makes standing easier to prove for plaintiffs in environmental citizen suits. According to Laidlaw, an environmental plaintiff needs only to show personal injury to satisfy Article ill’s standing...
Elisão fiscal e valor da firma: evidências do Brasil
This paper investigates the relation between corporate tax avoidance and firm value in Brazil. Although one might expect that tax avoidance activities result in shareholder value generation, alternative theories suggest this is not always the case; implicit agency costs have been recently detected by the literature, may exceed the tax saving benefits, causing shareholder value destruction instead.
Seis Graus de Separação: das ações derivativas às ações coletivas de acionistas
Trans-individual litigation has revolutionized modern law. Specifically, corporate law has partaken in this phenomenon. For instance, derivative suits allow individuals to sue for a large collectivity in relation to corporate matters. This paper aims to analyze this derivative suits, comparing then to shareholder class actions, explaining that the two procedures resemble each other only...
- In search of a theory for supporting resistance to predatory neoliberalism in the 21St Century
The birth of the right to alterity in the city
With the Protestant Reform and the great navigations, the consideration about the other and with the different one, goes through changes, especially against the ones considered infidels and the natives of the New World. On the other hand, in the sixteenth century, the Iberian Peninsula lived the Golden Age, with the rebirth of Scholasticism and the flourishing of important juridical universities,
Latin american trans-individual suits
This work contends that Latin America has launched a true revolution on collective rights: moving beyond the paradigm of group entitlements, which concern a determinate-though potentially enormous-collectivity, to that of diffuse entitlements, which generally pertain to society as a whole. Latin American jurisdictions have created innovative procedural mechanisms in this area: the collective writ
Dilemmas of justice on the legal transplantation of united statesanti-corruption institutes into brazilian law
Este artigo tem como objetivo analisar sob uma perspectiva diferente as Dez Medidas Contra a Corrupção, elaboradas por membros do Ministério Público Federal (MPF) que compõem a Força Tarefa da Operação Lava Jato em Curitiba. Dentre as diversas medidas propostas, serão objeto de análise três institutos jurídicos anticorrupção norte-americanos que o MPF pretende transpor para o direito brasileiro....
The unbundled union politics without collective bargaining
Public policy in the United States is disproportionately responsive to the wealthy, and the traditional response to this problem, campaign finance regulation, has failed. As students of politics have long recognized, however, political influence flows not only from wealth but also from organization, a form of political power open to all income groups. Accordingly, as this Essay argues, a...
Rebuilding Judicial Capacity with Enchanted Tools
Part I: Foundational and Transformational Approaches to the Rule of Law. Part II: The Role of Hybrid Courts in Reconstruction. The Rule of Law after International Intervention. B. Hybrid Courts. C. Building the Rule of Law Through Hybrid Courts. Part III: Transitional Justice and Reconstruction. Retribution. Reconciliation and Rehabilitation. Social Pedagogy. Part IV: How Transitional Justice...
... system of independent and qualified judges, prosecutors and defenders is the paramount requirement for establishing the rule of law and ... judicial reconstruction, humanitarian policy makers have a blind faith in the appropriateness of standardized processes and objectives. Another ...
Rural heritage of early Brazilian industrialists: its impact on managerial orientation.
... that of Portugal, was built by solidarity of ideals or religious faith, which helped us overcome political fatigue or the mysticism or awareness ..., the response of the government to the demands of the defenders of industry was to establish a form of protectionism that benefited some ...
The Dilemma of Positive Legislator or the Difficulties of the Constitutional Procedural Law
Freedom of expression is one of the real gaining of the Romanian society after 1989. Commonly known as freedom of speech (even if we prefer the juridical term “expression”, since we do not deal only with the verbal statements in this case), this individual right is contained in the most important documents ratified or adopted by Romania, such as Universal Declaration of Human Rights, European...
...: “(1) the Romanian State pledges to fulfill, as such and in good faith, its obligations as deriving from the treaties it is a party to; (2) ...Defenders of free speech often allege that this is the main reason why governments ...