August 11, 2017
At the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York City, Judge Messitte will participate on a Panel entitled “Strengthening Justice in Latin America to Maintain Security, Fight Crime, and Its Nexus to the U.S. Legal System.” He will comment on Brazil’s experience in fighting corruption, particularly its experience with Operation Car Wash investigation and prosecution.
September 8, 2017
Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of Brazil’s Supreme Federal Tribunal will be in Washington on September 8, and will participate in the continuing series on Rule of Law featuring prominent Brazilian Judges and attorneys that WCL has been jointly sponsoring with the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center. Following a morning presentation at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Justice Barroso, a leading constitutional scholar who holds a Master’s Degree from Yale Law School, will come to WCL to attend a luncheon in his honor and address students and others about several of the constitutional and other statutory reforms he has been proposing.