Brazil’s Senate May Vote Anti-crime Package Later This Year

During the final stages of work before the congressional recess, senators are trying to reach an agreement to vote on the Anti-Crime Package (Bill 10.372/18) later this year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Passed by the Chamber of Deputies last Wednesday, December 4th, the package includes part of the proposal submitted earlier this year by the Minister of Justice, Sérgio Moro, and parts of the text prepared by the committee of prominent lawyers coordinated by Supreme Court Justice (STF) Alexandre de Moraes.

The bill, which introduces changes in criminal law, such as increased sentences and new rules for regime progression for . . .

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