The Brazilian Federal Supreme Court and the Normalisation of Barbarity
This paper aims to explain the legal-political vocabulary that informs the decisions of the Brazilian Supreme Court on prison issues, giving prominence to the dimensions of race, gender, class and sexuality. In particular, it seeks to show the role of judicial action in the reproduction of black genocide, with significant implications for women, and how the Supreme Court acts as an authority over the barbarism installed in the criminal justice system.
This article was originally published in Portuguese by the Brazilian journal Revista Direito e Praxis available at https://www.e-publicacoes.uerj.br/index.php/revistaceaju/article/view/50270 DOI: 10.1590/2179-8966/2020/50270
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