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International Launch of ‘The Lawfare Institute’ and ‘Lawfare: the law as a political weapon’

Valeska Teixeira Zanin Martins and Cristiano Zanin Martins, of Brazil-based legal firm Teixeira, Martins and Advogados, invite you to the international launch of ‘The Lawfare Institute – the misuse and abuse of law for political ends’ and the book entitled ‘Lawfare: the law as a political weapon’.

Aside from the launch of the Institute and book, Valeska and Cristiano will discuss the current situation in Brazil both from a legal and political perspective and will explore how the act of ‘Lawfare’ is being used against the former President and is becoming an increasing global issue in many legal situations around the world.

Rafael Valim, the Professor of Law at The Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo will also be speaking.

The event is kindly hosted and chaired by Alfredo Saad Filho, Professor of political economy in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London.

The event will take place in the Brunei Gallery (Room B102), 1st Floor, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG on Tuesday 5th December, 7pm – 9pm

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP to Charlotte Cornwell – charlottec@blj.co.uk