PGR asks the Supreme to investigate Kajuru’s attacks on Gilmar

The doc is signed by the deputy lawyer common of the Republic, Humberto Jacques de Medeiros, for whom the statements are ‘severe’

The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) requested authorization from the Federal Supreme Court (STF) to investigate whether or not Senator Jorge Kajuru (Podemos-GO) dedicated against the law by insinuating that Minister Gilmar Mendes would have obtained money in change for courtroom selections.

The doc is signed by the deputy lawyer common of the Republic, Humberto Jacques de Medeiros, for whom the statements are ‘severe’ and could be categorised as ‘slanderous’.

“The nature of those statements implies the doable follow of a prison offense towards honor, and it’s vital to elucidate the context of such expressions to perceive their reference to the train of the mandate and their scope for parliamentary materials immunity”, writes the deputy. lawyer.

The case arrived at the PGR in August 2020, from a illustration by Gilmar Mendes himself. In the STF, Minister Luís Roberto Barroso was chosen as rapporteur, however due to the judicial recess, Minister Rosa Weber, performing president of the courtroom, can be in a position to determine on the investigation request earlier than the collegiate return to work.

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The senator’s assertion was given in an interview with Jovem Pan radio, in August 2020. At the time, Kajuru implied that Gilmar Mendes would have obtained ‘sponsorships’ to give ‘legal lectures’, however the values ​​would truly be for the ‘sale of verdict’. The parliamentarian additionally refers to the minister as somebody of ‘fifth class’ and states that ‘there is no such thing as a one there [no STF] worse than him’.

When asking for authorization to begin the investigations, the PGR already suggests two preliminary steps: the taking of testimonies by Minister Gilmar Mendes and the senator.


“The senator understands that his demonstrations befell below the cloak of parliamentary immunity. They had been robust and blunt criticisms and statements, as in reality marked the senator’s life. However, inside the limits of the structure. It needs to be famous that exactly as a result of he understands that speech could be protected by immunity, the prosecutor asks for the opening of the investigation to investigate it. The solely factor that the senator finds unusual is that exactly at this political second when he begins to have a extra investigative place towards the President of the Republic, the PGR strikes to give progress to alleged crimes towards honor, at the similar time he listens to service provider to ordering protocols towards the president and his minions.”

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