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Chief Justice Dias Toffoli highlights citizen as the most important actor in the implementation of the constitutional text

At the solemn meeting to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Federal Constitution of 1988, the Chief Justice of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF), Justice Dias Toffoli, affirmed that the most effective actor for the progressive concretization of the constitutional text is the citizen, the one for which the Magna Carta is intended. "This is the perception that must lead its interpreter [the Judiciary] in the constant evolution of its application, in order to ensure the achievements obtained so far, not admitting the involutions, especially in terms of the established democracy, achieved citizenship and the plurality until now built. "

The Chief Justice of the STF emphasized that the 1988 Constitution endowed the Judiciary with new structures and burdens, guaranteeing its independence and necessary autonomy for the exercise of its indeclinable judicial duty, which must be carried out with absolute independence.

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