Recognition, Redistribution and Popular Participation: Towards an Integrative Judicial Policy

Seminar to discuss Democratization and Justice Reform opens call for papers

August 11st, 2015

Call for papers submission

Justice Reform in Brazil Seminar: A Decade of Challenges and Achievements from a Latin American Perspective

Deadline for submission of papers for Seminar “Justice Reform in Brazil: A Decade of Challenges and Achievements from a Latin American Perspective".

The Justice Forum and the Institutional Research Group Human Rights, Judiciary and Society - DHPJS / UERJ, with the purpose of bringing together works and research that allow a better understanding of the process of Justice Reform in Brazil and in other Latin American and Latin American countries. the democratization movement of the Justice System, as well as the implementation of social participation mechanisms as strategic tools in the protection of human rights and access to justice, make this public notice for submission of works public.

The selected papers will compose the proceedings of the event (with ISSN) and will be presented at the Seminar “Justice Reform in Brazil: A Decade of Challenges and Achievements from a Latin American Perspective”, to be held at the Faculty of Law of the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - UERJ on 17, 18 and 19 November 2015.

The papers should be submitted in a format of expanded summary up to 1.300 words (word-counting tool from the text editor) via email to until the day August 31st, 2015. They must obey the following standard formatting: Word editor, Calibri font with 11 font size, 1,15 line spacing, 2,5 top and bottom margins, and 3,0 left and right margins. Below the title and right-aligned should be a brief qualification of the author (s) and contact email.

Such works should have relevance to the following thematic axes:

a) Justice system and judicial policy;

b) Justice reform and democratic functionality;

c) Innovative initiatives in the justice system of popular participation and guaranteeing the rights of groups in vulnerable situations;

d) Human rights, citizenship and democratic participation;

e) Human rights, social conflict and decision / deliberation processes;

f) Political and philosophical legitimation of human rights.

The works will be analyzed by the Scientific Committee of the Seminar, made up of doctoral professors, and those selected will be grouped in view of the affinity between them.

To learn more about the Seminar proposal and its objectives, Click here to access the project.

To access the Spanish version of the Seminar presentation, click here.

Soon more information can be found on the website of the event, which is under construction.


- Alexandre Garrido
- Carolina Vestena
- Felipe Cavaliere
- José Ricardo Cunha
- Rodolfo Noronha