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Marco Antonio Marques da Silva Excels in Judiciary

Judge Marco Antonio received positive recognition from PUC-Sao Paulo on 21st April. Apparently, one of the prestigious auditoriums has been named after him. Also serving as a professor of criminal law at Perdizes Campus, Marco Antonio has been instrumental in shaping the constitution of his country.


A Look into Marco’s Early Life


Dircue de Mello was the presiding officer of the ceremony. As the president of the university, he praised Marco for being part of a revolutionary system that everyone relied on. In addition to his input, the president stated that the judge has been helpful in ensuring that the new auditorium is in place. According to Ricardo Sayeg, a trained lawyer, and professor at PUC, the honoree deserved the honor. At that point, he started talking about Marco’s career and his contribution to the growth of the society.


Life History


Born in Itapetininga, Marco Antonio started pursuing law at a tender age. By the time he was turning fifteen, he was well versed with the constitution and the requirements of his career. In 1977, Marco joined PUC for legal studies followed by his graduation in 1981. Besides, he attended the Pontifical Catholic University for degrees in teaching, masters in law and later a doctorate. In a bid to finalize his studies, Marco attended the Faculty of Law of Coimbra.




Marco’s career began in 1982 when he joined PUC as a professor. In 2003, he earned his tenure as a permanent lecturer. It was in 1983 that he joined the judiciary and worked at the county level of Palmeira D’Oeste in Sao Paulo. In 2002, Marco earned a promotion to serve as a substitute judge in the Court of Appeals.




Besides serving in the stated capacities, Marco is an excellent author who has published more than forty articles and thirteen books. Among these publications is Luso-Brazilian Treaty on Human Dignity.


After receiving the award, Marco thanked his family and friends for being part of his growing career. Not only did they enable him to succeed but also become a family man who adores his family.

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