RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian criminal justice is one of the worst globally: in the ranking of the "World Justice Project: Rule of Law Index 2021", Brazil occupies the 112th position worldwide, among 139 countries evaluated.
Among the measures used in the research are the effectiveness of investigations, the reasonable length of proceedings, the capacity for crime prevention, the impartiality of the justice system, the absence of corruption, and respect for due legal process.
Brazil was below average even within Latin America, occupying the 20th position among 32 countries.
In the measure "effectiveness and reasonable length of the process", Brazil . . .