Humberto Brecino

Humberto Briceno

Visiting International Scholar


Professor Humberto Briceno joined Lewis & Clark Law School as a
visiting scholar in 2018. He received his Lawyer degree from the Andrés
Bello Catholic University and a Bachelor of Political and Administrative
Science from the Central University of Venezuela. He also holds the
Diploma D’Etudes Approfondies (Master) from the Institute of Political
Studies of Paris. He had been a Fulbright Visiting Fellow at Yale Law
School (1990), at Oxford UK Center for Socio-Legal Studies (2006), and
adjunct law professor at Duke School of Law (1992). He served in
Venezuela as a Magistrate of the First Court in Administrative Litigation
and as substitute Justice in the Political-Administrative Chamber of the
Supreme Court of Justice. Humberto was a law professor and researcher
in Venezuela for more than 35 years. He has published several books,
more than 34 monographs in Venezuela, Spain, and the United States.


Venezuela: From a Human Rights Transgressions to Constitutional Paradox, Harvard Human Rights Journal Online (Feb. 9, 2021)

The Jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Should Outlive Defection, 52 U. Miami Inter-Am. Law Review 1

The International Criminal Court: Interconnection Between International Bodies in Venezuela, 24 Lewis & Clark Law Review, 261 (2020)