The Federal Supreme Court (STF) opens this Thursday (1st) the Judicial Year 2024 with a ceremony in the Court’s plenary. The event marks the resumption of work in the plenary after the recess and will be attended by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Vice President, Geraldo Alckmin, as well as several authorities. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2pm.
At the opening of the session, the president of the STF, minister Luís Roberto Barroso, will give a speech. Then, the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) and the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) will also speak out.
The presidents of the Chamber of Deputies, Arthur Lira, and the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco, were also invited.
In the same session, the Court will meet to resume the judgment on the lifetime review of pensions from the National Social Security Institute (INSS).
In February, the Supreme Court will also have on its agenda judgments actions that demand government actions to combat deforestation in the Amazon, processes that challenge the legality of evidence obtained during intimate searches in prisons, in addition to criminal actions that can convict defendants on January 8, 2023. About 600 8/1 cases are ready for trial.
On the 22nd of this month, minister Flávio Dino will be sworn in by the Supreme Court. Dino was nominated by the president and approved by the Senate to occupy the seat left by the retirement of Minister Rosa Weber, which occurred in October last year.