Attacks on Justice 2000 – Brazil

A parliamentary committee investigated allegations of corruption and mismanagement in the judiciary. A number of judges and prosecutors were denounced and the evidence collected was sent to the Public Prosecutor for the initiation of criminal investigations.

The Committee’s report constituted a major input to the ongoing debate over a new law reforming the judiciary, which will focus on external control, modifications in the structure of the court system and a better definition of administrative and functional misconduct.

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