Marco Aurélio accepts PEN's withdrawal on arrest after 2nd instance

Marco Aurélio accepts PEN's withdrawal on arrest after 2nd instance

Acronym backed off request after facing criticism that legal offensive could be a ploy to benefit Lula

Marco Aurélio accepts PEN withdrawalDisclosure / STFMinister Marco Aurélio Mello of the Supreme Federal Court (STF), approved on Wednesday, 25, the request to withdraw from the National Ecological Party (PEN) , which no longer wants to bar the possibility of arrest after conviction in the second instance.The acronym backed off the injunction after facing criticism that the legal offensive could be a ploy to benefit former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT) , arrested and convicted under Operation Lava Jato.In practice, the approval means that Marco Aurélio has agreed to PEN's request to withdraw.The possibility of arrest after conviction in the second instance is considered one of the pillars of Operation Lava Jato - despite the party's withdrawal, the issue may return to the plenary of the Supreme, as two other actions (OAB and PCdoB) being processed in Court address the same theme.The president of the Supreme Court, Minister Cármen Lúcia, however, resists to base them.{mod...


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