Supreme Federal Court

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Supreme Federal Court
Supremo Tribunal Federal
Supreme Federal Court of Brazil.jpg
The Supreme Federal Court building at the Praça dos Três Poderes (Three Powers Plaza)
Established1808
CountryBrazil
LocationBrasília
Composition methodPresidential nomination with Senate confirmation
Authorized byConstitution of Brazil
Judge term lengthUntil aged 75
Number of positions11
WebsiteOfficial website
President
CurrentlyDias Toffoli
SinceSeptember 13, 2018

The Supreme Federal Court (Portuguese: Supremo Tribunal Federal, [suˈpɾẽmu tɾibuˈnaw fedeˈɾaw], abbreviated STF) is the supreme court (court of last resort) of Brazil, serving primarily as the Constitutional Court of the country.

It is the highest court of law in Brazil.

Current Justices[change | change source]

     Former president of the Court.        President of the Court.        Vice President of the Court.
Order of
antiquity
Minister[M] Born (date and state) Appointed by Age in inauguration Initial date
(inauguration)
Limit date
(retirement)
Main previous functions
1

Gilmar Ferreira Mendes

30 December 1955 in

Mato Grosso

Fernando Henrique Cardoso 46 20 June 2002 2030 Prosecutor of the Republic (1985–1988), deputy chief for Legal Issues of the Chief of Staff (1996–2000), Attorney General of the Union (2000–2002)
2

Enrique Ricardo Lewandowski

11 May 1948 in

Rio de Janeiro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva 57 16 May 2006 2023 Lawyer (1974–1990), judge from Criminal Arres Court of São Paulo (1990–1997), desembargador of Justice Court of the State of São Paulo (1997–2006), professor of State law in Law School, University of São Paulo (USP) (2003–2006)
3

Cármen Lúcia Antunes Rocha

19 April 1954 in

Minas Gerais

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva 52 21 June 2006 2029 Attorney of the State of Minas Gerais (1983–2006)
4

José Antonio Dias Toffoli

15 November 1967 in

São Paulo

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva 41 23 October 2009 2042 Lawyer (1991–2009), deputy chief for Legal Issues of the Chief of Staff (2003–2005), Attorney General of the Union (2007–2009)
5

Luiz Fux

26 April 1953 in

Rio de Janeiro

Dilma Rousseff 57 3 March 2011 2028 Prosecutor of Public Prosecutor's Office of Rio de Janeiro (1979–1982), judge of the state of Rio de Janeiro (1983–1997), desembargador of the Justice Court of the state of Rio de Janeiro (1997–2001), minister of STJ (2001–2011)
6

Rosa Maria Weber Candiota da Rosa

2 October 1948 in

Rio Grande do Sul

Dilma Rousseff 63 19 December 2011 2023 Labor judge (1976–1991), judge of Regional Labor Court (TRT) - 4th Region (1991–2006), minister of TST (2006–2011)
7

Luís Roberto Barroso

11 March 1958 in

Rio de Janeiro

Dilma Rousseff 55 26 June 2013 2033 Lawyer (1981–2013), Attorney of the State of Rio de Janeiro (1985–2013)
8

Luiz Edson Fachin

8 February 1958 in

Rio Grande do Sul

Dilma Rousseff 57 16 June 2015 2033 Lawyer (1980–2015), Attorney of the State of Paraná (1990–2006)
9

Alexandre de Moraes

13 December 1968 in

São Paulo

Michel Temer 48 22 March 2017 2043 Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor's Office of the state of São Paulo (1991–2002), lawyer of public law (2010–2014), minister of Justice and Public Security (2016–2017)
10 Kassio Nunes Marques 16 May 1972 in Piauí Jair Bolsonaro 48 5 November 2020 2047 Lawyer (1996-2011), judge of Regional Electoral Court of Piauí (TRE-PI) (2008-2011), judge of Regional Federal Court (TRF) - 1st Region (2011-2020)
11
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Vacant
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Notes
  • M. ^ Names in bold are the names used in social denomination.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Composição Atual" (in Portuguese). Supremo Tribunal Federal. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  2. "Pastas dos ministros" (in Portuguese). Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF). Retrieved 21 March 2017.