Anti-racism legislation in Brazil: the role of the Courts in the reproduction of the myth of racial democracy

The goal of this paper is to analyze Brazilian anti-racism law in practice, assessing judicial response to cases of racial stigma and insult. We analyzed over 200 cases from 9 Brazilian states involving racial insults and racial disparagement in Brazilian courts of appeal. We find that the judiciary...

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Main Authors: Machado, Marta Rodriguez de Assis, Silva, Márcia Regina de Lima, Santos, Natália Neris da Silva
Format: Article
Published: 2019
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Source:Revista de Investigações Constitucionais, ISSN 2359-5639, Vol. 6, Nº. 2, 2019 (Ejemplar dedicado a: maio/agosto), pags. 267-296
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