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Straight from Plenary Meeting: Brazilian Federal Supreme Court resumes the Habeas Corpus trial of former president Lula

The Plenary of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) this afternoon resumed the Habeas Corpus (HC) 152752 trial, whereby the defense of the former President of the Republic Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva tries to prevent the provisional execution of the sentence in face of the confirmation of his conviction by the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region (TRF-4). Lula was sentenced to 12 years and 1 month of imprisonment for crimes of passive corruption and money laundering.

So far, the habeas corpus' rapporteur, Justice Edson Fachin, has voted to denial the request.

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