RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - By a seven-to-three vote, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) approved on Thursday, September 29th, an interpretation of the Criminal Procedure Code that may annul convictions of Lava-Jato. For the Court majority, defendants need not submit final briefs until after all co-defendant whistleblowers have submitted their final briefs.
In Lava-Jato cases, under the statute, the practice was to grant a common filing period to . . .