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Custody hearing is indispensable for Brazilian courts, says Chief Justice Dias Toffoli

The head of the National Council of Justice (CNJ) and the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF), Chief Justice Dias Toffoli, said on Thursday (13/6) that custody hearings became indispensable for Brazilian justice. The Chief Justice gave the statement during the event High Studies in Custody Hearing, held on Thursday (13th) in the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) with the participation of magistrates, academics and professionals who work in the criminal field. The event is an accomplishment of the program "Present Justice", an initiative of the CNJ in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and United Nations agencies to face the criminal crisis in the country.

"What was once an innovation, a challenge, became an absolutely indispensable institute for Brazilian justice. Today it is impossible to think of the Judiciary without the custody hearing, "said the Chief Justice.

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