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Justice Fachin brings the request for suspension of proceedings against Temer before the Plenary

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Justice Edson Fachin, of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF), brings before the Plenary the request of the defense of the President of the Republic, Michel Temer, to suspend the proceedings (INQ) 4483 set forth in the Supreme Court. According to the office of the president of the Supreme Court, justice Carmen Lúcia, the collegiate will analyze the request next Wednesday (24) at the plenary session. In the order issued on saturday (20), the justice also granted the request to submit the recording of the conversation between the president and the businessman Joesley Batista to an experts investigation, thus forwarding the files to the Federal Police.

Fachin pointed out that Article 175 of the Code of Criminal Procedure establishes that "the instruments used to practice the offense will be subject to examination in order to verify their nature and efficiency".

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