Tag: Supreme Court

Former Speaker of the House Found Guilty in Brazil’s Mensalão Scandal

Ten of the Brazilian Supreme Court justices have now voted on the first part ...

Mensalão Defense Lawyers in Brazil Worried Justices Have Already Made Up Their Minds

Mensalão lawyers are divided on the question of whether or not justices on the ...

Brazil Mensalão’s Whole Story: Chronologically

May 10, 2005  A grainy black and white video is made public showing a ...

Brazil: Corruption Is Just One of 7 Crimes Mensalão Defendants Are Charged with

Brazil’s Supreme Court (STF) finally began to judge the case of the “mensalão” (the ...

In Brazil’s Trial of the Century Culture of Impunity Should Play Big Role

In the first session dealing with the mensalão case, technically, Penal Case 470, the ...

Worst Corruption Case in Brazilian History Is on Trial Now by the Supreme Court

There are 243 fixed seats for spectators at the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF). For ...

Rebellion in Allied Base Forces Brazilian President to Change Congress Leadership

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff named veteran congressman Arlindo Chinaglia from the Workers Party (PT) ...

Brazil Supreme Delays Decision on Giving Watchdog Agency Punitive Power

Brazil’s Supreme Court has delayed a decision on the most eagerly awaited case on ...

Watch Dog Agency Says It’s Impossible to Send Anyone to Jail in Brazil Today

Jorge Hage, the head of Brazil’s equivalent of the GAO (Controladoria-Geral da União – ...