Defending Collective Interests in Brazilian Environmental Law: An Assessment of the‘Civil Public Action†
Edesio Fernandes has obtained the following degrees: Bacharel em Direito (Bachelor of Laws), Minas Gérais Federal University (MGFU), Brazil; Especialista em Urbanismo, MGFU; LL.M. in Law in Development, Warwick University; and Ph.D., Warwick University. He is currently a Research Associate at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. The author is most grateful to David Robinson for his generous assistance, and for his important suggestions on an earlier version of this article.