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Parliamentary immunity: what’s at stake in the Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Justice Barroso wants to reduce legal privileges
supreme court justice barroso parliamentary immunity brazil
Supreme Court Justice Barroso wants to reduce legal privileges

Today, the Supreme Court is set to finish a trial it began one year ago concerning whether or not politicians should continue to enjoy legal privileges that other mortals don’t have. So far, ten of the Court’s 11 justices have voted to restrict those privileges. While a majority has already been...

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