Supriya Ghosh

ADI 4277 and ADPF 132

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Decided  May 5, 2011
ADI 4277 and ADPF 132
Court  Supreme Court of Brazil
Full case name  ADI 4277 (ATTORNEY GENERAL v. NATIONAL CONGRESS) and ADPF 132 (GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO v. COURTS OF JUSTICE OF THE STATES)
Citation(s)  Supreme Court of Brazil recognizes same-sex civil unions in the country
Judge(s) sitting  Chief Justice Antonio Cezar Peluso Rapporteur Justice Carlos Ayres Britto Associate Justices Carmen Lúcia Antunes Rocha, Ellen Gracie Northfleet, Enrique Ricardo Lewandowski, Gilmar Ferreira Mendes, Joaquim Barbosa, José Celso de Mello, Luiz Fux, Marco Aurélio Mello

ADI 4277 and ADPF 132 (May 5, 2011), are landmark Brazil Supreme Court cases.

Rights

After of the decision of the Supreme Court, the same 112 rights of different-sex marriages were given to same-sex stable relationships too, creating a de facto civil union system, including the most important:

  • Adoption
  • Inheritance
  • Pension
  • Health plan
  • References

    ADI 4277 and ADPF 132 Wikipedia


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