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Gustavo Ribeiro

Gustavo Ribeiro

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Gustavo Ribeiro is a litigation attorney at Greenberg & Traurig LLP and a lecturer at Boston University Law School. Gustavo Ribeiro was a visiting fellow with the Harvard STS Program for the academic year 2012-2013. He was a doctoral student at Harvard Law School, from where he received his LL.M degree.  Gustavo received a bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude), from Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, where he is still a Fellow at the Research Center for Law and Economics and a Visiting Lecturer. His research focuses mainly on legal philosophy, philosophy of science, and science and technology studies. Gustavo is currently working on a National Science Foundation project with Sheila Jasanoff and colleagues on scientific evidence, with special focus on the Supreme Court’s 1993 Daubert decision and its subsequent impact on law and science at the U.S. and, potentially, other jurisdictions.

Selected Publication

Ribeiro, Gustavo, “No Need to Toss a Coin: Conflicting Scientific Expert Testimonies and Intellectual Due Process”, Working Paper

Ribeiro, Gustavo, “Rationality and Behavioral Research: Scientific Progress or Rhetoric?”, in Coleção Jovem Jurista, Rio de Janeiro: FGV, 2010 (in Portuguese)


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