Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Wednesday issued a ruling opening the door to criminalizing journalistic work, it was reported in Brasilia. As per the new rationale, the media can be held legally responsible for the publication of interviews with people who falsely attribute crimes to third parties and such a doctrine is to be used by lower courts to hold news outlets accountable.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) ruled Wednesday that the evidence gathered in the Lava Jato case against Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must be suppressed because it was obtained illegally by then-judge Sergio Moro. The STF also said that the current president's imprisonment in that case was a mistake.
With 58 votes in favor and 18 against, Brazil's Senate Wednesday approved the appointment of former President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's lawyer Cristiano Zanin to the Supreme Federal Court (STF) to fill the vacancy left by Ricardo Lewandowski, Agencia Brasil reported.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Thursday chose his personal lawyer Cristiano Zanin Martins to become a new member of the Supreme Federal Court (STF). Zanin would fill the opening left by Ricardo Lewandowski's early retirement in April.
Former Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Melo was sentenced by the Supreme Federal Court (STF) to 8 years and 10 months in jail Tuesday for having received some US$4 million to “irregularly facilitate contracts” between a construction company and a Petrobras subsidiary.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Thursday decided that all of its justices will vote on May 31 on the length of the sentence to be imposed on former Senator and President Fernando Collor de Melo, who has been found guilty of passive corruption and money laundering in Operation Lava Jato, Agencia Brasil reported.
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes Friday launched an investigation against the heads of Google and Telegram in the country for the alleged disinformation campaign and attacks launched against the so-called fake news bill.
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexander De Moraes Thursday ordered former Justice Minister Anderson Torres released from jail where he was under pre-trial detention for his alleged involvement in the Jan. 8 uprising in Brasilia.
Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexander De Moraes lifted the seal of secrecy from the probe into former President Jair Bolsonaro's alleged use of a fake vaccination card to enter the United States, Agencia Brasil reported. In the case, Colonel Mauro Barbosa Cid, a former aide of Bolsonaro's, has been placed under arrest.
After Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) ordered access to the message application Telegram be banned nationwide after failing to honor a request to turn over to law enforcement information on a high-profile school shooting, the company said it would appeal the measure.