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Alexandre de Moraes takes office as Justice of the Supreme Court on March 22

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Alexandre de Moraes will swear in as Justice of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) in a solemn session scheduled for March 22. The nomination decree of Moraes, signed by the President of the Republic, Michel Temer, was released on Wednesday (22) in an extraordinary edition of the Official Gazette.

Alexandre de Moraes will take the seat left vacant after the death of Justice Teori Zavascki in January of this year. His appointment to the Federal Supreme Court was published in the Official Gazette on February 7. The Constitution and Justice Commission of the Federal Senate held hearing on Alexandre de Moraes on last Tuesday, when his name was approved. On Wednesday morning, the Senate plenary confirmed the nomination.

The same extra edition of the Official Gazette brings presidential decree that dismisses Alexandre de Moraes from the post of Justice and Public Security Minister of State.


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