Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted 6–5 against the provisional serving of sentences when convicts still have appeals ongoing. The move invalidates the understanding that authorized the imprisonments, in 2016.
Brasília Federal Judge Vallisney de Souza Oliveira Wednesday (Jul 24) decided to acquit former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of criminal organization and money embezzlement charges in one of the cases regarding the construction giant Odebrecht, said to have been favored
Federal Judge Gabriela Hardt sentenced former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to 12 years and 11 months in jail as the outcome of a case centered on renovation works carried out on a ranch in Atibaia, São Paulo state. The sentenced was issued Wednesday (Feb. 6).