Brazil Weekly

High-profile cases on the Supreme Court docket

This week, we’re covering the eventful return from vacation of Brazil’s Supreme Court. And the worst month of the year for politicians is just starting.

Brazilian courts back from vacation with explosive cases ahead

The Brazilian Justice system resumes its activities today, as its July recess comes to an end. And many high-profile cases will now be heard before the Supreme Court and the Superior Court of Justice — Brazil’s two highest judicial bodies.

Why it matters. Upcoming trials have the potential to trigger several crises for the government, directly concerning President Jair Bolsonaro, his family, and his allies. Here are...

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