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Chief Justice of the STF is received on the Constitutional Court of Italy

The Chief Justice of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF), Justice Ricardo Lewandowski, attended today (19) to his last official engagement in Italy. The Chief Justice was received by the President of the Constitutional Court of Italy, Alessandro Criscuolo. During the encounter, Lewandowski and Criscuolo, talked about the structures of the Judicial Branch in Brazil and Italy, emphasizing on the contemporary challenges faced by the Constitutional Courts on the achievement of it’s mission to guarantee the fundamental human rights.

The Italian Justice also discussed his impressions with the Justice Lewandowski regarding the techniques of judicial decisions used by the Federal Supreme Court, demonstrating interest on the possibilities of shaping the time effects on the decisions referent to the constitutionality of a law and of other regulations, technique which was recently introduced on the Italian legislation. The Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice, Justice Francisco Falcão, and the Justice Laurita Vaz, his substitute, accompanied the Justice Lewandowski on the visit to the Constitutional Court of Italy.


On Friday (20), the Chief Justice of the STF will attend to the engagements of the official visit to the United Kingdom. He will go to London, where he will participate, on Sunday (22), of the opening of the Global Law Summit, an event that gathers authorities, lawyers and entrepreneurs, set to celebrate the 800 years of the Constitution of 1215. He will also participate as a panelist in one of the thematic panels of the encounter, scheduled for Tuesday (24).

Among other official engagements assumed by the Chief Justice of the STF, there is a visit to the British Parliament, on the company of local parliamentary, also an encounter with the President of the British Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, and a reception at the Buckingham Palace, with the presence of Queen Elizabeth.


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