'The uncertainty problem: how the limitations of human knowledge impact the adjudication of constitutional rights (and what should be done about it).' [provisional title]
Professor Kai Möller and Dr Sarah Trotter
Theory of Constitutional Rights and Parliamentary Immunities
Pedro Pereira de Morais Pacheco is a PhD candidate in Law at LSE. His current research focus on developing theoretical tools to assist judges to adjudicate fundamental rights when the limitations of human knowledge add an extra layer of complexity to the task of assessing the constitutionality of a given policy.
Prior to his PhD, Pedro worked as a lawyer at the Brazilian law firm Duarte Garcia for almost five years, dealing with a range of sensible Public Law cases. He has experience conducting academic seminars and has gotten involved with research since the start of his legal studies.
Pedro has completed a LLM (Master of Laws) at LSE, a LLB (Bachelor of Laws) at University of São Paulo. He studied for a semester as an exchange student at Leiden University and is due to complete a Master’s in Public Policy and Management at FGV-EAESP in the coming months.
Affiliations / Memberships
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
Awards / Scholarships
LSE PhD studentship