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History and Critique in International Law in Latin America: Revisiting Past Discussions on Legal Education in the Region

Fabia Fernandes Carvalho Vecoso

Revista Derecho del Estado | Universidad Externado de Colombia, Departamento de Publicaciones | Published : 2017


This contribution revisits the discussions undertaken between 1959 and 1974 during the holding of the five Conferences of Latin American Law Schools in our region. With no intention to present a comprehensive historical reconstruction of these meetings, this study aims at shedding light on past dialogues on legal education in Latin America. In a similar vein, this contribution will not discuss how effectively the recommendations reached at these meetings have changed the organization and the activities of Latin American law schools, but it will explore past interrogations on the role of law in political projects of transformation. The resumption of these discussions is important to support i..

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