SAME-SEX WEDDING WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE BRAZILIAN SUPREME COURT: Legal Reasoning additionally the threat of a Regressive Turn 1

SAME-SEX WEDDING WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE BRAZILIAN SUPREME COURT: Legal Reasoning additionally the threat of a Regressive Turn 1

Casamento homoafetivo no Supremo Tribunal Federal: argumentacao juridica e o risco de retrocesso

* Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil. Email: flavia. Puschel@fgv.br

This paper investigates what lengths the Brazilian Supreme Court has argumentatively committed it self to upholding same-sex wedding in the facial skin of prospective restrictive legislation in line with the thinking the court found in its 2011 ruling about same-sex domestic partnerships. The paper concludes that the separation of litigation over domestic partnerships and wedding might have resulted in the possibility of a regressive change concerning homosexual legal rights with this matter.

KEYWORDS: same-sex wedding; same-sex domestic partnership; Brazilian Supreme Court; appropriate thinking; separation of powers

Este artigo pretende estabelecer em que medida o STF comprometeu-se argumentativamente a sustentar a inconstitucionalidade de possivel legislacao restritiva ao casamento entre pessoas do mesmo sexo, com base nos argumentos que fundamentaram sua decisao sobre uniao estavel homoafetiva. 继续阅读“SAME-SEX WEDDING WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE BRAZILIAN SUPREME COURT: Legal Reasoning additionally the threat of a Regressive Turn 1”