Brazil: The Country of Lawyers and Law Schools
Posted on : 08-24-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Brazil, a former Portuguese colony, derives most of its laws from the Portuguese, French, Italian and German Civil law. Brazil has been a Federative nation since the implementation of the Federal Constitution on Oct 21, 1988. The Constitution organizes the country in 26 federate states. Each state has the power to adopt its laws; however, the laws must conform to those spelled out in the Federal Constitution. The arms of the government are the Executive, Judiciary and Legislature. The judicial system is made up of many courts. These courts interpret…
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