Supreme Court Justice Barroso Bars Corruption Convictions from Temer’s General Pardon

In a new decision regarding the general pardon signed by President Michel Temer at Christmastime in December of last year, Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Luís Roberto Barroso detailed, on Monday (the 12th), in which cases the decree would be suspended due to unconstitutionality and defined new requirements for the sections that weren’t suspended to be applied, including the portion of term to be served to at least one-third of the original sentence – the decree’s text had stipulated one-fifth.
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