Ministro Dias Toffoli

Supreme Court of Brazil’s inquiry against fake news: advancement or step backwards?

On March 14, the Chief Justice of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil (Supremo Tribunal Federal – STF), Dias Toffoli, ordered the opening of an inquiry to investigate the alleged existence of slander, threats and fraudulent reports against the Court, its members and relatives. The investigation, which has the Minister Alexandre de Moraes as rapporteur,…