Cristina Kirchner worried about the fate of the Justice and continues to maintain his crusade for win more seats in the Judicial Council.
This body is responsible for appoint judges and also to sanction them, in case of poor performance, that’s why all eyes are on him.
In the Senate that she presides over, there are 38 lists of judges who never advanced for their appointment, increasing vacant positions, which has an immediate impact on the administration of justice. Meanwhile, President Alberto Fernández has 53 short lists to resolve and send to the Senate.
As the Government failed to advance with a new law for the Council of the Magistracy, on April 15, based on the deadlines established by the Court, it assumed the presidency Horace Rosatti, working like this with 18 members.
It remains to resolve the situation of the two members representing Congress, judicial situation.
The court numbers
The official figures exposed a situation that is invisible. One third of the judiciary is vacant, that is, national and federal courts throughout the country are without a regular judge. in numbers, there are 246 charges.
Of that universe of uncovered armchairs, there are in the Council 150 vacancies, plus 67 in process. But in the Senate that he presides over Cristina Kirchner there is already 38 sheets so that they are voted on and thus be able to cover those positions to cover that void.
These positions of judges of different instances do not require a special majority (two thirds of the Senate). The opposition criticized that delay on several occasions questioning the real interest of Cristina Kirchner on the functioning of justice.
Those 38 sheets that appears in the official information and that was confirmed by the council of the judiciary, has instance charges that are of interest for citizenshipapart from what happens in Comodoro Py, which is the jurisdiction responsible for investigating corruption.