Chamberlain Alberto Lugones was confirmed as a candidate for the Council of Justice, opposed by other judges.

Chamberlain Alberto Lugones was confirmed as a candidate for the Council of Justice, opposed by other judges.

This was decided by the National Electoral Chamber; According to him, the election schedule cannot be changed and the challenge is allowed within the set time limits; The applicant is part of the list closest to Kirchnerism

Alberto Lugones
Alberto Lugones

federal judge Alberto Lugones He was confirmed as a candidate celestial list for the election of members Judicial Council by the estate of judges, which will be held on October 18 across the country.

The National Electoral Chamber Dismissed a complaint filed by the judicial commitment list against the candidacy of Lugones, the current councilor of the magistrate, who was challenged by the court on the grounds that the law prevented directors from being re-elected and holding office for two consecutive terms. conditions .

Judge Maria Cervini agreed with Lugones, but a compromise court appealed to the National Electoral Chamber. The court consists of Santiago Corcuera and judges summoned for that purpose (William Antello i John Perociello Vizier) rejected the complaint and confirmed the candidacy of Lugones.

Without going into the depth of the issue, the magistrates felt that the Magistrates’ Association Electoral Panel had unduly changed the election schedule and that the change allowed Lugones to file his recusal outside the deadline, which they understood to be an extreme challenge.

Judge Corquera said in his ruling that the terms of the election schedule work like a system of locks, and once a stage is reached, it cannot be reversed. “Once one of them is closed, it does not allow it to be reopened, since a new stage – subsequent and closely related to the previous one – began in its own time, with a temporal schedule and in direct connection. The date of the elections and the rules contained in the National Election Code have been set,” Corcuera wrote.

The Judicial Council, which today is headed by the Chairman of the Supreme Court.
The Judicial Council, which today is headed by the Chairman of the Supreme Court.

His colleagues Antello and Perociello Vizier made another vote, stating that “the decision of the Electoral College of September 25, 2022 is null and void because it was made after the expiration of the period to challenge the candidacies in this seat as established. in the original schedule, which translates into a loss of jurisdiction due to the time limit for its implementation”.

Thus, the judges presented three lists: Bordeaux, more critical of the government, which proposes Diego Barroetavena already Agustina Dias Cordero; A judicial obligation that is postulated Eduardo Machini i Maria Alejandra Provitola, And the Celeste list, which votes with the ruling party, is already leading in Lugonese Pilar Rebaud.

Source: La Nacion

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