Amparo Law: Judges and magistrates express concern about reforms to the – El Sol de México

The National Association of Circuit Magistrates and District Judges of the Judicial Branch of the Federation (JUFED) expressed his concern about the reforms to two articles of the Protection Law which prohibits the suspension of laws because they would leave people in a vulnerable situation and without access to the defense of their human rights.

“As the Second Chamber of our Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation has held, the protection trial allows the judge to establish whether or not human rights have been violated, as well as determine the temporary or permanent suspension of a general provision,” explained the JUFED in a statement.

The group of judges and magistrates urged respect the division of the powers of the Union so that the reforms to the Amparo Law are in line with the constitutional norm.

Yesterday, the United Commissions of Justice and Legislative Studies Second of the Senate They approved these reforms so that the plenary session of the Upper House could discuss them as soon as possible.

The initiative was proposed by the Morenoist parliamentary coordinator, Ricardo Monreal, to limit the powers of the Judiciary by suspending laws approved in the Congress of the Union or local congresses.

According to the Morenista and retired minister, Olga Sánchez Corderothe Amparo Law is already contradictory because 11 fractions indicate that the definitive suspension cannot be granted with general effects and two others indicate that it can.

He Morenoist senator Rafael Espinor took advantage of the topic to accuse the Judiciary of “abusing of provisional suspensions” against Q4 reforms. He added that the jurisdictional bodies “invalidate a priori” the reforms without first reviewing their constitutionality.

On the other hand, opposition senators As the PAN member Damián Zepedathe emecist Laura Ballesteros and the PRD Miguel Ángel Mancera They rejected the reform by warning of the jeopardy of the human rights of vulnerable groups because they will no longer be able to protect themselves.

However, the official majority prevailed with 19 votes in favor compared to 13 against. As it is a reform of secondary laws, it can be approved in the Senate plenary session only with a simple majority.

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