Lula’s case files remanded but Lava-Jato judge maintains freeze on the ex-president’s assets

Justice Fachin's monocratic ruling will be analyzed by the STF plenary - but the trial has not yet been scheduled by the Court's president, Justice Luiz Fux.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Curitiba's 13th Federal Court Chief Judge Luiz Antonio Bonat has referred the 4 Lava-Jato lawsuits against ex-president Lula to the Federal District Court, but decided to maintain the former president's assets frozen.

The referral to the Federal District Court attends Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Edson Fachin's decision, who last Monday overturned the former president's convictions handed down by Curitiba's 13th Federal Court . . .

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