Biscuit or biscuit? Debate on … tax law!

Did you know that the classic “biscuit or biscuit” debate has its origins in tax law? It all started in the UK when McVities bakery created a new product called Jaffa Cake. Jaffa Cake had the name of cake, the typical ingredients of a traditional cake and the shape of the cake, but it was … Read more

Notes on José Cretella Junior, Traveling Lawyer

José Cretella Junior (1920-2015), a lawyer from Sorocaba, left us with an extensive and skilled work. Perhaps he is best known for his excellent books on administrative law. He made a strong impression on me with a course in Roman law, which I taught most of the time in a row in my freshman year … Read more

McPicanha and Rib Whopper: “Truth or Dare”

McDonald’s Corporation is the largest fast food chain in the world, being a well-known symbol of North American capitalism, more prominent, in our opinion, than the flag of the country that originated it. Among its products, the main dish is burgers, followed by fries and ice cream, among others not so important. Far beyond snacks … Read more