Brazil is a federal republic that is governed by a constitution. The government of Brazil has three arms. Each of the arms given a mandate by the constitution. The arms of the government are; the legislature, judiciary, and the executive. The legislature is given the mandate to pass laws. Then the work of implementing these laws is given to executive. The judiciary has a role in interpreting the laws which are passed. All laws that are to be implemented in the country must adhere to the constitution. It is the supreme law that all other laws created must conquer with. The constitution of Brazil was passed about 29 years ago. As a custodian of the laws, the judiciary is headed by judges who are chosen from the best lawyers in country.
The constitution of the country is not implemented in isolation. It is implemented together with other legal documents such as the criminal suit code, civil code, customer defense code and commercial code among others. However, in the application of these codes, the constitution must be followed. No code should contravene the law of the constitution.
According to the federal constitution, the country is sub-divided into 26 states. Each of these states is called federal state. These states art given the powers to make their own rules that must adhere to the constitution.
About Ricardo Tosto
Ricardo Tosto is a practicing lawyer in Brazil. He is one of the best in Brazil and the whole of Latin America. He deals with civil law, commercial law, elections law, banking law among others. He is one of the partners in law firm known as Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados. Ricardo Tosto is known for being straightforward in the implementation of his legal duties. Ricardo Tosto has attracted very many clients due to his abilities to win cases in court. Ricardo Tosto is a diligent and dedicated to his work.
Ricardo Tosto holds a law degree from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University.
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