“Antidiscrimination Agenda in the Federal Supreme Court” study launched at online event

These mapped lawsuits will have a major impact in terms of gender, efforts to combat racial discrimination, inclusion of disabled people, LGBTQ+ recognition and the rights of senior citizens, indigenous people, children and adolescents
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27 November 2020
“Antidiscrimination Agenda in the Federal Supreme Court” study launched at online event

The Fundação Getulio Vargas Sao Paulo Law School’s Supreme Court on the Agenda research group and Diversity Committee will launch a study called “Antidiscrimination Agenda in the Federal Supreme Court” during a free webinar on Monday, November 30. The event will be broadcast live on FGV’s YouTube channel, starting at 2 pm.

The study presents a map of antidiscrimination lawsuits pending judgment by the Federal Supreme Court. These mapped lawsuits will have a major impact in terms of gender, efforts to combat racial discrimination, inclusion of disabled people, LGBTQ+ recognition and the rights of senior citizens, indigenous people, children and adolescents. The study also sheds light on possible future court decisions, anticipating some of their impacts on society and facilitating mobilization by different stakeholders.

Schedule:

- 2 pm – Opening remarks

- 2:10 pm – Presentation of “Antidiscrimination Agenda in the Federal Supreme Court” study

  • Ana Laura Pereira Barbosa, researcher in FGV Sao Paulo Law School’s Supreme Court on the Agenda research group, currently doing a master’s in law at University of Sao Paulo
  • Luíza Pavan Ferraro, researcher in Supreme Court on the Agenda research group, master’s in law from FGV Sao Paulo Law School
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- 2:40 pm – Debate

  • Professor Eloísa Machado de Almeida, coordinator of Supreme Court on the Agenda research group, doctorate in law from University of Sao Paulo
  • Emerson Damasceno, lawyer, journalist and chairman of Ceará branch of Brazilian Bar Association’s Commission for the Defense of Disabled People
  • Professor Thiago de Souza Amparo, coordinator of FGV Sao Paulo Law School’s Diversity Committee, doctorate in law from Central European University
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Those interested in participating should sign up here.

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