Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown hosted in our Brasília office the II Seminar of Brazilian and USA law from the perspective of Supreme Court clerks.

Our partners Luis Adams and Mauro Pedroso received several guests to discuss important legal issues under discussion at the Federal Supreme Court and the US Supreme Court.


2 p.m. – Opening: Francisco Rezek

2:30 p.m. – Panel 1: Setting precedents in Brazil and the USA

Moderator: Luciano Felício Fuck

Brazilian system of precedents and development of the General Repercussion
Speaker: Alexandre Freire
Stare decisis and writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court (recent cases and developments)
Speaker: Nicole Saharsky
Comments by Sergio Ferreira Victor

4:15 p.m. - Coffee

4:30 p.m.– Panel 2: Institutional dialogues, legal certainty and separation of powers in Brazil and the USA

Moderator: Mauro Pedroso

Judicial activism, legal security and recent decisions of the Supreme Court
Speaker: Renata Saraiva
Backlash and judicial activism in the U.S. Supreme Court
Speaker: Timothy Bishop
Comments by Luis Adams

6:30 p.m. – Closing: Ivan Tauil