Bio

Roberto Saba obtained his Law Degree (JD) at Buenos Aires University and his Masters (LLM) and Doctor (JSD) Degrees at Yale Law School.

He has been active in civil society as well as in academic life. He was the co-founder and Executive Director of the Association for Civil Rights (an organization inspired in the American ACLU) between 2000 and 2009. He was also Executive Director of Citizen Power Foundation, Transparency International's Chapter in Argentina (1995-1998). He was Dean of Palermo University School of Law (Buenos Aires, 2009-2016).

Roberto is currently Constitutional Law Professor at Buenos Aires University and at Palermo University Law Schools. He runs the Graduate Department at this last institution. He has published on freedom of expression, freedom of information, discrimination, equal treatment, judicial review and civil rights among several other topics. His last book is titled "Más allá de la igualdad formal ante la ley" (Beyond formal equality under the law), Siglo XXI, Buenos Aires, 2016.

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Roberto Saba

Affiliation

Palermo University School of Law (Argentina) and Buenos Aires University School of Law

Professional Title

Professor. Master (LL.M. and J.S.D., Yale Law School)

Region

  • Americas

Country/Territory

Topics

Specialisms

Access to information; Freedom of speech; Constitutional law; Control of corruption; Judicial reform; Citizens’ participation

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