Olga Sanchez Corderos, the President of the Senate of the Republic announced that this Friday candidates will appear to fill the vacancy of the Minister fernando franco Feather Justice of the Supreme Court of the Nation (SCJN).
The foregoing after the Justice Commission of the Upper House received a shortlist from the Federal Executive to nominate a new member of the SCJN. There are three applicants for this position: Bernardo Batiz Vazquez, Veronica de Gaves Zarate and Loretta Ortiz Ahlf.
“Tomorrow they will appear before the Justice Commission of @senadomexicano, headed by @juliomenchaca_, to shortlist candidates to fill the vacancy of Minister Fernando Franco in @SCJN. Details of attendance in the Senate Gazette”, informed the legislator.
It should be noted that Article 95 of the Constitution establishes that to become a minister of the Supreme Court you must:
– Be a Mexican citizen by birth, exercise your political rights to the fullest.
– Has a good reputation and has not been convicted of an offense which is punishable by corporal punishment exceeding one year in prison.
Who are the candidates to occupy the post of minister of SCJN?
Law degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Bernardo Batiz He has been a federal deputy for the National Action Party (PAN) four times.
However, his closeness to López Obrador dates back to the time when Tabasco was in command of Mexico City’s head of government. justice proceedings Of the body In 2009 he was a candidate by the PRD for the Benito Juárez Delegation Headquarters.
His line of work mainly lies in fight Corruption, so from 2012 to 2015 he served as Secretary for the fight against corruption within the national executive committee of brunette,
whereas, Veronica de Geves Zarate He was also a law student at UNAM. In addition, he has expertise in Emporo, Criminal Law and Procedural Law. Currently Advisor to the Federal Judiciary. It was proposed by the President at the beginning of his six-year term: Candidate for Attorney General of the Republic.
Finally, Loretta Ortizo is a graduate of free school of law, with a doctorate in human rights from the Universidad Iberoamericana. She currently serves as a Counselor for the Federal Judiciary (CJF) and was a federal deputy from 2012 to 2015.
this is third time López Obrador proposed him as a candidate for minister of the Supreme Court; For the first time, the current minister, Yasmin Esquivel Mossa, was elected; And the second time he lost to Margarita Rios Farjat.
President of SCJN, arturo zaldivar expressed his support for the three candidates This is what he said on his Twitter account to take over the post of magistrate:
“I wish Councilor Veronica de Gaves and Loretta Ortiz much success, as well as Councilor Bernardo Battiz. great jurists and respected people, In any case, SCJN will be strengthened”, he said.