Brazil’s Supreme Court finalizes decision holding Judge Sergio Moro biased in “Triplex” case

With the confirmation of the decision by the full STF, the case concerning the Triplex apartment, which has been remanded to a federal court in Brasília, must start over from scratch, without using any of the evidence produced at the original trial in Curitiba.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - By a vote of 7 to 4, Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) decided today, June 23, to uphold the decision that recognized bias of former judge Sergio Moro in the conduct of the corruption trial of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in relation to the "Triplex" apartment in Guarajá, after an investigation by the Lava Jato task force.

In April, when the STF vote was still 7 to 2 on the question of bias, the proceeding was interrupted after a request by Justice Marco Aurélio to review the record.

In today's vote . . .

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