The law of Brazil
The constitution that is used in Brazil at the current time was established on October 21st, 1988 and is the only Supreme Law. However, there have been many amendments to the Constitution. The Law in Brazil was mostly based on the Civil Law in the EU countries. It is based on statutes and a mechanism known as the Sumulas Vinculantes. There are other documents that are the source of the Law in Brazil. They include the Penal Code, The civil suite code, the civil code among many other documents.
The Brazil’s constitution is such that each of the federal states is capable of establishing their own constitutions and laws. However, these laws must follow the guidelines of the Constitution of the country and more information click here.
Lawyers in Brazil
Brazil is known to be a country that has many lawyers. This is mostly attributable to the high number of law schools in Brazil. Due to the high number of lawyers, the country was the third in the world with the highest number of lawyers in 2010. This was behind the United States and India. However, the country has the highest number of Law schools in the world.
There have been concerns however on the quality of courses offered due to the high number. There have been concerns that some of the courses are not recommendable. The Ministry of Education is conducting assessments in all Law schools in Brazil so that they can ensure that all the courses that are being taught are up to the required standards and Ricardo on Facebook.
Ricardo Tosto is a Partner at Leite, Tosto and Barros Associados which is located in Sao Paolo in Brazil but also has offices in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. He is a Brazillian entrepreneur who is known to be one of the best litigation lawyers in the country. He is recognized for his quality work in high value and complex litigation work. Due to how mass litigation is complex and common in Brazil, many clients identify Ricardo Tosto’s firm as the to go to firm for this kind of cases. Ricardo Tosto also does Pro Bono work on a consistent basis for individuals and also for other Non-profit organizations.