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SC rules Magistrates Council reform unconstitutional

The Supreme Court ruled against the Concil of Magistrates reform law.
The Supreme Court ruled against the Concil of Magistrates reform law.
The Supreme Court ruled against the Concil of Magistrates reform law.

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Council of Magistrates reform, drafted by the Fernández de Kirchner administration, is unconstitutional and suspended the election of the twelve members up for the popular vote in the next election.

The result was six votes in favour and one against.

Justices Ricardo Lorenzetti, Juan Carlos Maqueda, Elena Highton de Nolasco and Carlos Fayt voted against it. Carmen Argibay and Enrique Petracchi also ruled against it, although they stated their votes were “concurrent.” Justice Eugenio Zaffaroni voted in favour of the reform, but he said he was against the reform in general.

Zaffaroni also explained that even if the court had ruled in favour of the law, the election would have been suspended nonetheless by other injunctions.

“It is necessary to explain that despite our decision, the electoral process concerning the Council of Magistrates is suspended due to other injunctions,” he said.

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