Bolsonaro’s Conservative Candidate for Supreme Court Receives Senate Approval

The judge defined himself as a "guarantor" judge - one zealous of defendants' constitutional rights - but stated that the term is not the same as taking a position contrary to the fight against corruption.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Senate approved, by 57 votes in favor and 10 against, the appointment of conservative Judge Kassio Nunes Marques, 48, to become a Justice of the STF (Federal Supreme Court). He will replace Celso de Mello, who retired this month.

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