Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Chief Justice Luiz Fux said Wednesday that spreading information known to be false during the election period is a threat to the democratic system. For him, Brazil has instruments to combat head-on this risk.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) is expected to make announcements Thursday on the multi-front environmental case known collectively as the green agenda. The STF magistrates are to make their stances known after an opening statement from the Prosecution, Chief Justice Luiz Fux told reporters.
One week after the heaviest rains recorded in the Brazilian city of Petropolis, the number of casualties was reported Tuesday to have reached 195, while 69 people remained missing and another 811 were still homeless after being evacuated.
Brazil's Federal Superior Court (STF) Chief Justice Luiz Fux Wednesday replied to President Jair Bolsonaro's comments from Tuesday's Independence Day celebrations saying that disrespecting the Judiciary's decisions were a crime of responsibility that must be analyzed by Congress.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has been fighting persistent hiccups for days but no treatment seems to work, it was reported Tuesday.
Luiz Fux assumed as chief justice of Brazil’s Supreme Court this week as the institution nears crucial rulings involving President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters and his eldest son. A top court justice since 2011, Fux is known for his tough stance against crime and his support of Operation Carwash, an investigation that has ensnared dozens of powerful businessmen and politicians over the past six years.
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.
The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court (TSE) revoked changes introduced to a resolution on election polls. The changes had been criticized by research institutes and associations which believed they could be interpreted as restrictions to the press.