Carlos Bernal: Is Transformative Constitutionalism an Ilusion for the Global South?

Are a constitution and a constitutional court capable of effecting social transformation? These are some of the questions our next guest will be addressing.

We are back this week with the International Dialogues in Constitutional Law, with Carlos Bernal Pulido, justice of the Constitutional Court of Colombia. He will give the lecture “Is Transformative Constitutionalism an Illusion for the Global South”.

Aside from sitting in one of the most influential constitutional courts in Latin America, Carlos Bernal, a leading scholar in constitutional law, is the author of several books and has published in the some of the world’s most important journals.

Is Transformative Constitutionalism an Illusion for the Global South
Carlos Bernal Pulido
Constitutional Court of Colombia
October 10th, 10 am
Faculdade de Direito da USP, auditório do 1º andar
Artur Pericles Lima Monteiro
Author: Artur Pericles Lima Monteiro

Doctoral candidate on constitutional law at the University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Law, where he is a researcher affiliated with the constitution, politics & institutions research group. Holds an MSc (constitutional law) and an LLB from University of São Paulo, Faculty of Law. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project (Yale Law School), and head of research, freedom of expression, at InternetLab. Previously, he practiced law in Brazil advising national and international clients on data protection, technology and intellectual property. He was also a law clerk for an appellate judge sitting at the São Paulo Court of Justice. His doctoral research focuses on privacy and encryption. He is also working on projects on anonymity on the internet, content moderation and other free speech issues in Brazil.