Impeachment: ends today deadline for defense Dilma deliver closing arguments

The Dilma lawyers have until 18:30 to deliver the documentation.
28/07/2016 06h39 - Updated 28/07/2016 17h24
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ends today (28) the deadline for the defense of the president away, Dilma Rousseff, delivered in suing the Impeachment Committee in the Senate documents with the final claims process. The Dilma lawyers have until 18:30, time in terminating the hours of the House, to submit documentation.

According to Rousseff's press office, the documentation will be presented to the committee around 18h, the former Minister José Eduardo Cardozo, one of the defense lawyers PT.

Initially, the deadline yesterday end (27), but it was extended to 24 hours after defense request. On Tuesday (26), the defense of Dilma filed an extension of time request for two days.


The lawyers argued that, because the suspension, in the days 23 e 24, of the Senate Page services on the Internet, which is hosted all documentation, Takeaway president had ample right of defense harmed by having been left without access to the case file.

I did not order, the defense argued that, in this case, It should be used, by analogy, which provides the new Civil Procedure Code, according to which "suspended if the term course for obstacle created at the expense of the party", should the term be "returned to what was missing for its completion".

The president of the Commission suing the Impeachment, Senator Raymond Lira (PMDB-PB), partially accepted the request, extending the deadline for 24 hours.

in a statement, Lira said that the availability of the content was due to scheduled maintenance, the action was announced by the portal of the Senate and the "system allows files to be downloaded for viewing on the user's computer without internet access".

Even with the extension of the deadline, Lira kept the schedule initially. Thereby, the rapporteur in committee, Antonio Anastasia (PSDB-MG) will have until next Monday (1st day) to prepare its opinion on the complaint. The report will be read, on Tuesday (2), in committee and is expected to be voted on Thursday (4). To be approved or rejected, a simple majority is required - half plus one of the senators present at the session.

The document will be forwarded to read on the floor of the House on 5. According to calendar, the vote in plenary will be held on 9, under the command of the President of the Supreme Court (STF), Ricardo Lewandowski, Shutting down, like this, pronunciation phase of impeachment.

Source: Agency Brazil

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