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Lula’s Conviction Is a Testament to How Far Brazil Has Come as a Democracy

After Dilma Rousseff was ousted as president in August 2016, Brazil’s pro-impeachment camp confidently ...

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The Surreal Reality of Being a Journalist in Brazil, Where Judges Intimidate the Press

Brazilian journalist Erik Silva never imagined that printing information from a municipal government website ...

Brazilian Judiciary Runs Amok in Election Campaign

Reporters Without Borders today condemned measures taken by courts in Brazilian capital BrasÀ­lia and ...

Has the Brazilian Judiciary Become a Mafia?

The Brazilian judiciary has historically been so rife with corruption and nepotism that one ...

Brazil’s Judicial Reform. Just the Facts.

Brazil’s Constitutional Amendment Proposal (PEC) for the reform of the Brazilian Judicial Branch was ...

UN Official Finds a Brazil Full of Will and Ills

The frailty of public defenders’ offices in Brazil, the creation of special court districts, ...

How Free is Brazil’s Judiciary? The UN Wants to Know.

The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on the Independence ...

Brazil’s Lula Pushing for a Council to Judge the Judges

Judges in Brazil acquired from the 1988 Constitution an impressive degree of administrative, financial, ...