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Brazil: Cases against Bolsonaro in the Supreme Court must go to the first instance

Defeated at the polls on Sunday, Oct. 30, President Jair Bolsonaro (Liberal Party - PL, right) will again be treated by the courts as an ordinary citizen.

As of January 1, when Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is sworn in as the new president, Bolsonaro will lose the "privileged forum", which gives him the right to respond to cases only at the Supreme Court (STF).

Cases in progress at the court involving . . .

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