Rights of individuals compromised in Brazil’s “enforcement tsunami”

Marieke Breijer 21 October 2016   Operation Car Wash gave rise to a new type of investigation that sometimes puts the constitutional rights of individuals at risk, a Brazilian criminal lawyer said at the Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference in São Paulo, hosted by GIR and Latin Lawyer. Fernando Castelo Branco, of Castelo Advogados in São…


Tempers Flare in Brazil Over Intercepts of Calls by Ex-President ‘Lula’

A version of this article appears in print on March 18, 2016, on page A4 of the New York edition with the headline: Troubles Deepen for Ex-President of Brazil in Inquiry. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/18/world/americas/troubles-deepen-in-inquiry-of-ex-president-of-brazil-luiz-inacio-lula-da-silva.html?_r=1 By SIMON ROMERO MARCH 17, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — “In Brazil, a poor man goes to jail when he steals,” a fiery…