Carmen Lucia denies two habeas corpus in favor of former President Lula

The two applications were presented by students of law to the Supreme Court (STF). Lula was ordered last in the second instance by the TRF-4.
25/01/2018 11h04 - Updated 26/01/2018 17h19
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Pedro Peduzzi - Brazil Agency

The President of the Supreme Court (STF), Minister Carmen Lucia, He denied last night (24) two applications for habeas corpus in favor of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Lula was sentenced, unanimously, in the second instance, the 8th Panel of the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region (TRF4), a 12 years and one month, closed system, the crimes of bribery and money laundering in the process of the triplex located in Guaruja (SP).

The two applications were presented by students of law. In one, It was requested an injunction "to the exhaustion of all resources possibilities of second instance". The other request is that there would be "imminent threat of unjust imprisonment, no res judicata, and may cause irreversible and illegal constraint (…) no smoking gun ".

The arguments put forward by the Minister for applications was similar, based on the grounds that “is not granting the Supreme Court rules, at this time, this question”.


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