Marco Antonio Marques da Silva: A Summary of the Ceremony

Recently, the Judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva received a great honor. He was given that honor by PUC-SAO Paulo. One of the newer auditoriums from Perdizes Campus got its name after the magistrate. He also serves as professor at the institution teaching Criminal Law. Dirceu de Mello had the task of leading the ceremony at the beginning. He’s the president of Sao Paulo State Court of Appeals. The one who saluted the honoree was Ricardo Sayeg. This was on behalf of the “Faculty of Law”. Sayeg served in occupations of tenured professor and lawyer. In the speech Sayeg have remarks about work life of Marco Antonio. For example, he mentioned when Marco Antonio was fifteen he already wanted to embark in doing a career in Law. Another fact he gave out is that the judge wrote thirteen books and forty articles. One of these publications was called “Luso-Brazilian Treaty on Human Dignity”. He edited this together with Jorge Miranda who was Professor in Constitutional Law. Entries were also included written by jurists who were European and Brazilian.


Marco Antonio Marques da Silva did a speech as well. In this speech he gave thanks to the presence of friends and families who were surrounding the room. He also gave a speech to the Executive Vice President of Bradesco Laercio Albino Cezar, who was constituting the bank. He was also the main corporate sponsor in the building of new auditoriums. Someone else Marco Antonio thanked was Hermi’nio Alberto Marques Porto who was the late professor. He also made sure he gave a special thanks’ to his family. This included his mother Celina, Evani, his wife, Natalia and Amanda his children, and his sister named Maria das Gracas. He ended the speech admitting that same altruism and excitement he received when he went into college. There, were also many who were at the ceremony. Also, the judge Marco Antonio Marques de Silva got a plaque from the “PUC’s Office for Specialization and Extension courses”. This was in order to honor the dedication of judge to the mission of the office.