June 19, 2013
Argentina >Wednesday June 19, 2013
By Federico Poore
The key to yesterday’s ruling declaring the unconstitutionality of the Magistrates Council reform was the unusual level of involvement shown by the Supreme Court. For once, the tribunal headed by Ricardo Lorenzetti had to intervene directly in an overtly political matter and take a stand.
Ahead of Saturday’s deadline for parties and fronts to present candidates, Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri’s PRO is expected to confirm its ticket for Buenos Aires City and province at the eleventh hour.