Justice Gilmar Mendes Says Supreme Court Must Not Be Afraid To Judge Sérgio Moro’s Actions

He pointed out indiscretions committed by Moro and Dallagnol during the Lava Jato case. "The collusion between the judge, prosecutor, delegate and people from the Federal Revenue Service is spurious," he said and added that Brazil must "end this cycle of false heroes".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  In an interview with Folha de S.Paulo published on Sunday, September 15th, Federal Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes said he will not evaluate the popularity of former judge Sérgio Moro when assessing his suspicion.

"If a court comes to consider such a factor, it will have to close down," he said.

He was adamant: "Let's imagine that these people were in the Executive. What would they do? They would certainly close Congress, they would close the Supreme Court. This phenomenon of institutional violation would not have occurred systematically had it not been for . . .

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