MIAMI (March 28, 2012) – Professor Rogelio Perez-Perdomo delivered the fourth and final lecture in his series of lectures on the Latin American legal culture; the talk was entitled “Legal Scholars and Legal Culture in Latin America: A Comparative Perspective.” Perez-Perdomo is the Latin American Law Visiting Professor for 2012 hosted by the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a collaborative endeavor between the University of Miami and Florida International University. He is Professor of Law at the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela, and continues to serve as a frequent Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School. His most recent books include Justicia e injusticias en Venezuela (2011) and Law in Many Societies (2011), co-edited with Lawrence Friedman (Stanford) and Manuel A. Gomez (FIU). Professor Gomez commented on Professor Perez-Perdomo’s presentation.
Professor Rogelio Perez-Perdomo delivers the final lecture in his series of lectures on the Latin American legal culture
FIU Law welcomes Rogelio Perez-Perdomo who will be with the College this semester as our first Latin American Visiting Professor, a position made possible though the Miami Consortium on Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The Consortium is a joint operation of UM and FIU.
Professor Perez-Perdomo studied of law at Universidad Central de Venezuela (1959-64), philosophy and sociology of law at Paris (1964-66), and law at Harvard (1971-12). He holds an LL.M. from Harvard and research doctorate in law from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He is a Professor of Law and former dean at the Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, and has been a frequent Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School since 1998.
He will teach a seminar, Professional Legal Actors and Latin American Legal Culture, here at the College and deliver a series of public lectures at UM and FIU.
For more information on his series of public lectures “The Professions of Law in Latin America: A Social and Comparative Perspective.”