Prof. Doug Cassel co-edits book of essays with Judge Narciso Leandro Xavier Baez

| By: Susan Good

cassel_book_2011 Prof. Doug Cassel has co-edited a book of essays with Judge Narciso Leandro Xavier Baez titled “A REALIZAÇÃO E A PROTEÇÃO INTERNACIONAL DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS FUNDAMENTAIS.” The book includes chapters by Center Interim Director Paolo Carozza, Prof. Cassel, and a co-authored article by Prof. Sean O’Brien and CCHR Research Associate, Stefan Hayek (J.D. ’10)

Judge Baez is a federal judge in Santa Catarina, Brazil and a Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of the West of Santa Catarina. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Law and Social Evolution, and is pursuing doctoral studies in Fundamental and New Rights. In spring 2011, Judge Baez was a Visiting Scholar with the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School.

The chapters, published in Portuguese, are: “El sistema internacional de protección de los derechos humanos y el desafío de Washington” (Cassel), “Esboços históricos de uma tradição latino-americana da ideia de direitos humanos” (Carozza), and “O Sistema Interamericano de direitos humanos e o mecanismo de exame periódico universal: sinergias na teoria e na prática” (O’Brien and Hayek).