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|Supreme Federal Court|
|Supremo Tribunal Federal|
The Supreme Federal Court building at the Praça dos Três Poderes (Three Powers Plaza)
|Composition method||Presidential nomination with Senate confirmation|
|Authorized by||Constitution of Brazil|
|Judge term length||Until aged 75|
|Number of positions||11|
|Since||September 13, 2018|
The Supreme Federal Court (Portuguese: Supremo Tribunal Federal, [suˈpɾẽmu tɾibuˈnaw fedeˈɾaw], abbreviated STF) is the supreme court (court of last resort) of Brazil, serving primarily as the Constitutional Court of the country.
It is the highest court of law in Brazil.
|Minister||Born (date and state)||Appointed by||Age in inauguration||Initial date
|Main previous functions|
José Celso de Mello Filho
|1 November 1945 in||José Sarney||43||17 August 1989||2020||District attorney and prosecutor of Justice of Public Prosecutor's Office of the state of São Paulo (1970–1989)|
Marco Aurélio Mendes de Farias Mello
|12 June 1946 in||Fernando Collor de Mello||43||13 June 1990||2021||Labor prosecutor (1975–1978), judge of Regional Labor Court (TRT) - 1st Region (1978–1981), minister of the TST (1981–1990)|
Gilmar Ferreira Mendes
|30 December 1955 in||Fernando Henrique Cardoso||46||20 June 2002||2030||Prosecutor of the Republic (1985–1988), deputy chief for Legal Issues of the Chief of Staff (1996–2000), Attorney General of the Union (2000–2002)|
Enrique Ricardo Lewandowski
|11 May 1948 in||Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva||57||16 May 2006||2023||Lawyer (1974–1990), judge from Criminal Arres Court of São Paulo (1990–1997), desembargador of Justice Court of the State of São Paulo (1997–2006), professor of State law in Law School, University of São Paulo (USP) (2003–2006)|
|5||19 April 1954 in||Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva||52||21 June 2006||2029||Attorney of the State of Minas Gerais (1983–2006)|
|6||15 November 1967 in||Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva||41||23 October 2009||2042||Lawyer (1991–2009), deputy chief for Legal Issues of the Chief of Staff (2003–2005), Attorney General of the Union (2007–2009)|
|26 April 1953 in||Dilma Rousseff||57||3 March 2011||2028||Prosecutor of Public Prosecutor's Office of Rio de Janeiro (1979–1982), judge of the state of Rio de Janeiro (1983–1997), desembargador of the Justice Court of the state of Rio de Janeiro (1997–2001), minister of STJ (2001–2011)|
Rosa Maria Weber Candiota da Rosa
|2 October 1948 in||Dilma Rousseff||63||19 December 2011||2023||Labor judge (1976–1991), judge of Regional Labor Court (TRT) - 4th Region (1991–2006), minister of TST (2006–2011)|
Luís Roberto Barroso
|11 March 1958 in||Dilma Rousseff||55||26 June 2013||2033||Lawyer (1981–2013), Attorney of the State of Rio de Janeiro (1985–2013)|
Luiz Edson Fachin
|8 February 1958 in||Dilma Rousseff||57||16 June 2015||2033||Lawyer (1980–2015), Attorney of the State of Paraná (1990–2006)|
Alexandre de Moraes
|13 December 1968 in||Michel Temer||48||22 March 2017||2043||Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor's Office of the state of São Paulo (1991–2002), lawyer of public law (2010–2014), minister of Justice and Public Security (2016–2017)|
- M. Names in bold are the names used in social denomination.
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The Brazilian Prosecutor-General, Augusto Aras, is the prosecutor of the Supreme Court and heads the Federal Ministério Público.
The Brazilian Solicitor-General, André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça, is responsible for the legal defense of the federal government in Supreme Court cases, and heads the office of Attorney General at the federal level.
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