Paulo Barrozo is an Associate Professor at Boston College Law School. His work focuses on Criminal Law (national and international) and Legal Theory (applied and general). He received an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Rio de Janeiro University Research Institute. Before coming to Boston College Law School in the fall of 2009, Professor Barrozo was a Clark Byse Teaching Fellow, a Landon H. Gammon Fellow, and a Graduate Fellow in Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School, and a Lecturer in social thought at Harvard University. As a Lecturer at Harvard University, Professor Barrozo was a ten-time recipient of the Distinction in Teaching Award and the first recipient of the Stanley Hoffman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to his academic work, Professor Barrozo is an active advocate for the rights of the neurodiverse and the unparented, advocating before international bodies such as the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and the United Nations. View his research on SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=400119
What are Transitions For? Atrocity, International Criminal Justice, and the Political, Quinnipiac Law Review (2014)
This essay offers an answer to the question of what societies afflicted by atrocities ought...
Reconstructing Constitutional Punishment, Washington University Jurisprudence Review (2014)
Constitutional orders punish — and they punish abundantly. However, analysis of the constitutionality of punishment...
Por um Law no Mundo: Fundamentos Jusfilosóficos do Instituto da Adoção como Direito Humano, Revista de Direito Administrativo (2013)
Este ensaio articula os fundamentos jusfilosóficos do direito humano e cosmopolita dos jovens privados de...
Fact Therapy: Review of William J. Stunz's The Collapse of American Justice, Commonweal (2012)
Book review of "The Collapse of American Criminal Justice" by William J. Stuntz.
Review of The Collapse of American Criminal Justice by William J. Stuntz, Commonweal Magazine (2012)
This article identifies and explains four conceptions of cruelty in criminal law and reconstructs the...
Works in Progress
Contribution to edited volume celebrating the 25th year of publication of Martti Koskenniemi’s From Apology...
Contribution to the book Frontiers of Contemporary Legal Thought.
The Great Alliance: History, Reason, and Will in Modern Law, Lecture Series on Legal Philosophy between State and Transnationalism, Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (2013)
This article offers an interpretation of the intellectual and political nineteenth-century origins of modern law....