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 Economy Minister Paulo Guedes Monday expressed his approval to apply an income tax on the extra wealthy citizens in exchange for easing down on collections levied on enterprises, it was reported.
Evangelical Pastor André Mendonça has been given the green light by Brazil's Senate to become a new member of the country's Federal Supreme Court (STF) by 47 votes to 32 Thursday.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández praised Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) for its recent rulings involving opposition politicians, something which his own country had lacked.
Brazil's Superior Federal Court (STF) Wednesday ruled President Jair Bolsonaro needed to be investigated for alleged “slander” and “incitement to crime” when he voiced his concerns about the trustworthiness of the electronic voting system.
Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) is to vote on a motion starting May 4 that could potentially release ex-president Lula da Silva from prison, the court said. Lula's defense team hopes to overturn a decision by Sergio Moro, a federal judge and head of a key corruption investigation that determined he had to begin serving a 12-year sentence for accepting bribes.
Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who began a 12-year jail sentence on Saturday in Curitiba, could win an early reprieve if the country's top court decides to change a key law. Marco Aurelio Mello, a judge at the Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF), said he would petition the divided court next Wednesday to revisit the current law on incarceration during appeals.
The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil (STF) decided to reject the judicial appeal filed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to appeal while in freedom to a sentence for corruption that remains pending, so the former president should enter the prison and begin compliance of the sentence.