Tag: habeas corpus

FSC Denies Lula Habeas Corpus

On Wednesday (the 4th) in a vote of 6 to 5, the Justices of the Federal Supreme Court denied a request for habeas corpus to former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in order to stay his imprisonment. The result against the PT Party leader had been expected ever since the 5th vote was cast by Justice Rosa Weber.

Supreme Court in Brazil and Lula Trial

On the eve of the trial that will rule on the merits of former president Lula’s habeas corpus request, the floors of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) became a stage for rival petitions to be put forward, which, in turn, triggered demonstrations set to take place on Tuesday (the 3rd) and Wednesday (the 4th).