Augusto Zimmermann, LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D.
Brazilian-born Dr Augusto Zimmermann is an internationally known legal scholar and a Vice-President of the Australian Society of Legal Philosophy, which publishes the prestigious Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy (AJLP). Dr Zimmermann holds a LL.M. cum laude (first class honours) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a Ph.D. from Monash University (Australia). He has published many academic articles in several languages and countries, and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars in Australia and overseas. Dr Zimmermann teaches at Western Australia’s Murdoch University—see his home page on the university’s website.
Some of his articles are:
- The ‘Darwin’ of German legal theory—Carl von Savigny and the German School of Historical Law
- The Christian foundations of the rule of law in the West: a legacy of liberty and resistance against tyranny
- The Darwinian roots of the Nazi legal system
- Law and Creation (interview with Dr Zimmermann)