Brazilian Supreme Court justices approved late on Thursday a ruling that may overturn corruption convictions in the country's largest-ever corruption probe. The majority of the Supreme Court ruled that defendants mentioned in plea deals by witnesses also accused of corruption should have the right to defend themselves after testimony of the whistleblower - the right to address the court last.
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.
The Brazilian Supreme Court postponed on Monday the voting for the habeas corpus request of Brazil's former president Lula da Silva. Supreme Court Judge Carmen Lucia took off the review for the habeas corpus from the schedule for Tuesday, and a new date has not been set.
Brazil's Supreme Court will rule as soon as possible on several challenges to the constitutionality of a law imposing minimum freight prices, but no ruling will come on Monday, Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux said.