View the profiles of people named Keila Grinberg. Join Facebook to connect with Keila Grinberg and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. Keila Grinberg (PhD, Universidade Federal Fluminense), is an associate professor of history at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She is an expert on. Results 1 – 12 of 30 Brasil Imperial Vol. 2: (Em Portugues do Brasil). Jan 1, by Keila Grinberg (Org.) / Ricardo Salles (Org.).

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Although the legal procedures for the maintenance of freedom and of slavery were different, both can be defined here as being about re-enslavement because they raised debates distinct from those arising from the freedom lawsuits.

In order for re-enslavement to be effective or to give rise to lawsuits, it had to have existed in the law.

Re-enslavement, Rights and Justice in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

Therefore, it is crucial to know the extent to which an individual claim to force a person living as free to return to slavery was considered legitimate by contemporaries, especially afterwhen the African slave trade was prohibited.

To comment on this ordinance and the full text, see Grinbfrg Grinberg, O fiador dos brasileirosp.

Revista dos Tribunais,from p. These two types of lawsuits will be considered here as re-enslavement lawsuits, although they were not baptized with this name in the nineteenth century. It is in this context that we grrinberg paragraph 3 of the law, which states:. Lenine Nequete has observed a similar phenomenon, noting that he did not find any reference to the law of March 10, prior to As Grinberf Lara has stressed, what these lawyers and jurists were doing was much more than a “political reading of colonial law.

Grinnerg attempting to understand how Brazilian law was built upon the experience of slavery in nineteenth-century Brazil, I intend to contribute to the historiographical current that focuses on the history of law and legal practice in Brazil without abandoning the methods, themes, and historiographical debates of social history. Nequete only had analyzed the judgments of the Supreme Court, for this reason, he was unaware of the decisions and arguments cited in the proceedings in which the keilw judgment was made in the Court of Appeal as mentioned earlier in this text.


Keika of the attitude of the slaves who appealed to the courts to fight for prerogatives that came to be understood as rights has contributed to questioning this view. Please contact mpub-help umich. The first is that, aftermore slaves filed maintenance of freedom lawsuits in the courts than masters initiated re-enslavement lawsuits. See comments on this law in Grinberg, O fiador dos brasileirospgs.

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For this reason, the Supreme Court, citing the Law of March 10,recognized that. Regardless, the Court considered the enslavement lawsuits unfounded, because they were filed outside of the statute of limitations for re-enslavement.

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O Direitovol. In the field of social history, the first ones who utilized the resources of this area of history to study the law were the Brazilianists Stuart Schwartz and Thomas Flory in Keilw, Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil: The attitude of these slaves reveals that, at least from their perspective, the state had the power to enforce the rights they believed they had, including the right to receive freedom, which, at times, had only been verbally promised by a master.

Because judgments favorable to the masters were automatically grinbegg to the Court of Appeals, these results may also indicate a progressive difficulty in obtaining favorable rulings in the lower courts. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Skip to main content Skip to quick search Skip to global navigation. Moreover, recent work such as that by Elciene Azevedo and Beatriz Galotti Mamigonian has shown how, from the late s onward, abolitionist lawyers and judges stormed the courts and established jurisprudence on issues of slavery and freedom. In freedom lawsuits, slaves – or, at least, individuals formally taken to be captives — had asked free men to sign petitions for them, arguing that they had reasonable grounds to sue their masters for their freedom.


This is the second and more important conclusion: Instead of passing from the status of slavery to the status of freedom, which occurred in the freedom lawsuits, the processes of re-enslavement addressed the possibility and the very legitimacy of the transition from freedom to slavery.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The cases also lead to historical questions about the nineteenth-century Brazilian justice grinberrg Here it is necessary to examine more carefully the “special circumstances” of the Law of March 10, The phrase may seem strange, at first; all of the above mentioned legislation should make reference to the subject discussed in the process.

I classified them according to the reasons that gave rise to each: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a vrinberg life. The Court of Appeals of Rio de Janeiro not only recognized that, from a legal standpoint, the freed appellants were right, but also emphasized that the judge of Curvelo, in deciding to re-enslave Martha and Sabino, had committed what was then called “notorious injustice”: Costa Leite was the owner of the slave Sebastiana, whose daughter, Anastasia, had escaped eighteen years earlier, in