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The Supreme Court’s silent internal war

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Brazil’s Supreme Court. Photo: Valter Campanato/Abr
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Brazil’s Supreme Court. Photo: Valter Campanato/Abr

There’s a silent war brewing in the Supreme Court. In one corner is Chief Justice Cármen Lúcia; in the other, Justice Edson Fachin, the overseer of Operation Car Wash. Their struggle centers around whether the Supreme Court should analyze Lula’s request to postpone his prison sentence until all appeals...

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