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Weekly Report - 02 December 2021 (WR-21-48)

BRAZIL: Change looms in the courts

After being stalled for months, André Mendonça’s nomination to Brazil’s supreme court (STF) was finally approved by the senate on 1 December. At the same time, other changes in the judiciary could be forthcoming, with a reform on bringing down the compulsory retirement age for judges recently deemed admissible by the constitution and justice committee (CCJ) in the chamber of deputies.

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