AMLO sends the Senate the shortlist for the new SCJN minister

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador presented to the Senate of the Republic the list made up of Bernardo Bátiz Vázquez, Verónica de Gyvés Zárate and Loretta Ortiz Ahlf, to participate in the selection process of a new minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) to fill the vacancy left by Minister José Fernando Franco González Salas.

The plenary session of Senate It must send the official letter with the shortlist to the ruling commissions, which must determine if the profiles have the eligibility requirements and subsequently submit them to the consideration of the plenary session for their election by identification.

Bernardo Batiz He was attorney for the Federal District in the management of Andrés Manuel López Obrador as Head of Government. He is the current adviser to the Federal Judiciary, as are Loretta Ortiz and Verónica de Gyvés Zárate.

So much Veronica de Gyves, What Loretta Ortiz They have already been proposed by President López Obrador in previous shortlists to integrate the Supreme Court, although none has had the majority support in the Senate of the Republic.

Veronica de Gyves She was born on February 28, 1961 in Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, and is a counselor of the Federal Judiciary Council for the period from November 20, 2019 to November 19, 2024.

She has a degree in Law from the Law School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with a specialty in Criminal Law and Amparo from the Universidad Panamericana. She is a Master in Procedural Law at the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Law, and has an International Master in Comparative Criminal Systems and Social Problems from the Superior Court of Justice of the Federal District, in coordination with the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

She has been a public defender attached to the Peace and Criminal Courts, from the General Legal Coordination of the then Department of the Federal District to a Magistrate of the First Criminal Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of the Federal District.

For its part, Loretta Ortiz Ahlf She is a director of the CJF from November 20, 2019 to November 19, 2024.

She has a degree in Law from the Escuela Libre de Derecho; member of the National System of Researchers Level III. She has a doctorate in Human Rights and European Community Law from the National Distance Education University of Spain and is a Master’s in Human Rights from the Ibero-American University.

He was a member of the Drafting Group of the Constitution of Mexico City between 2016 and 2017; Federal Deputy from September 2012 to 2015, Counselor of the National Human Rights Commission from 2002 to 2006, and Legal Counsel of the Environmental Cooperation Agreement of the North American Free Trade Agreement from 1996 to 2006.

Bernardo Bátiz Vázquez He is a director of the CJF from December 4, 2019 to December 3, 2024. He has a degree in Law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and a Master’s in Law from the Ibero-American University.

In 2000 he was appointed by the Head of Government as Attorney General of the Federal District, a position he held until the end of the administration, in 2006.

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