Carlos Rosenkrantz

Carlos Fernando Rosenkrantz (2015)

Carlos Fernando Rosenkrantz (born 27 October 1958) is an Argentine lawyer. He serves as member of the Supreme Court of Argentina since August 2016, designated by president Mauricio Macri's and the Senate’s approval. Since October 2018 he is the Chief Justice of the Argentina. He was the rector of the University of San Andrés.

Rosenkrantz was born in Buenos Aires. His father was a Jewish-Polish immigrant and his mother a teacher from Corrientes Province. He studied law at the University of Buenos Aires and later in the United States thanks a Fulbright Scholarship.[1]


He received a lawyer in 1983 from the University of Buenos Aires and in 1987 he made a Master's Degree in Law at Yale University]] . Two years later he received a doctorate from the same university.

Legal StudyEdit

He was the leader with Gabriel Bouzat of an important Argentine legal study, called Bouzat, Rosenkrantz & Asociados. It recognizes among its clients Cablevisión, Grupo Clarín, La Nación, La Rural S.A., YPF, the Yaciretá Binational Entity, the province of Santa Fe and the province of Corrientes.

San Andres UniversityEdit

In June 2008 he assumed as rector of the University of San Andrés until December 2015.


"The issues of Federalism: Analysis of the constitutional reform from the perspective of comparative federalism," with Jorge E. Douglas Price.

"Non-contractual liability: Where Philosophy, Law and Economics come together."

"Trust and Law in Latin America", with Marcelo Bergman.

"Tribute to Carlos S. Nino", with Marcelo Alegre and Roberto Gargarella.

"Legal Reasoning, Law Science and Democracy in Carlos Nino", with Rodolfo Vigo.


He received the Gold Medal in 1975 at the National School Domingo F. Sarmiento in Buenos Aires. He was championed in 1983 of the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires with a Final Average of 9.42. In 2016 he received the Konex Prize for the Humanities for the period 2006-2015, in the discipline "Theory and Philosophy of Law".