Traditionally, each minister was an object of respect and admiration. We didn’t know him well. Now there are some with whom you should take care of your wallet when you are in front of them. Because his corrupt behavior would not attract attention if it were not for his excesses. The release of the accounts of Genaro García Luna’s wife, a scandal, occurred at the same time as the sentence was issued in the United States.
People thought of him, admired him, because that’s what he should have always been. His first downfall came on December 31, 1994, a month after Ernesto Zedillo took office, when he fired 26 ministers from the nation’s Supreme Court, reducing its number to 11.
On that occasion, to renew all ministers of the SCJN, the President had to send a shortlist composed of 18 people, of whom the Senate of the Republic chose 11.
It seemed that with these changes, the ministers would have the responsibility to complete the tasks with honesty and transparency. It was not so.
At the beginning of the current six-year term, the order to reduce the salaries of the heads of some so-called institutions struck again 11 ministers, who immediately took refuge so as not to reduce the salary level, despite the fact that their slogan is: “. ..the Federal Judiciary represents the guardian of the Constitution, the protector of fundamental rights and the arbitrator who settles disputes, maintaining the balance necessary for the rule of law”.
Before their excesses were one after the other, the magistrates showed a certain tendency not only to confront the executive power in their projects, but also to resolve favorably any lawsuits initiated by the opposition, whether for protection or protection. Be it or the release of true criminals, as happened recently with an amparo that the former mayor of Benito Juárez, Cristina von Roerich, obtained along with many others, with the benefit of drug traffickers and their relatives which are apparently one of the favorite matters of some ministers, according to what the media is currently reporting.
Because such decisions and rulings by ministers and judges are full of lies, and subversion of the 4Ts to the extent that they have disrupted the government of the current administration.
He granted injunctions and ruled in favor of all instances defending the actions of past officials, and barred the current six-year term with thousands of excuses. From Texcoco airport security to a conspiracy against the Maya train.
Faced with this situation, Andrés Manuel López Obrador showed a list of privileges to the Ministers of the Supreme Court of the Nation, highlighting retirement with a lifelong pension with almost full salary, plus 30,000 for funeral expenses. Aid peso, in addition, in retirement is allowed to keep the vehicles assigned to them, among others. He said that for this reason, on the basis of the constitutional reform of 2024, the reform of the judiciary is being considered. of Justice.
Because of the three powers of the union, only non-elected members are members of the judiciary, subverting the democratic system by a practice that leads to vice.
The Supreme Court rejects Electoral Plan B, which involves reducing the salaries of INE officials, who earn more than the president.
SCJN ministers receive a holiday bonus of 95,000 pesos, equivalent to 10 days’ pay, and a fund to eat at luxury restaurants for 723,690 pesos 24 cents a year.
It is difficult to balance the one who is on the side of the privileged, that is, the minority whose interests have always been protected by the courts in Mexico. Social justice became elitist justice, where outside paymasters are given reason to frame judgments in favor of true criminals.
There is discussion of a public complaint accusing the president of the court, Norma Pina, of receiving 200 million pesos to undermine the current public administration through the media.
What kind of justice can there be in Mexico when legality has a price and justice is permanently up for auction?
The decisions of the judges of the Supreme Court are not only of personal interest but are characterized by a conservative position. His daily life demands that he live and act nostalgically for the past, when no one asked him to reduce his salary or reveal the reasons for his failures, in those moments he was untouchable and perfect. . Almost god.
With a bonus of 588,000 pesos, 40 days’ salary, a vacation bonus for 95,000 pesos, a special dining room in the Supreme Court of Justice where they can order food and alcoholic beverages à la carte, and a fee for hiring personnel. Budget of 5,540,930 pesos per month for two Suburban-type armored vehicles with an accumulated value of 6 million, which renews every two years, risk payment of more than 640,000 pesos per year, support for gasoline, 22,000 pesos per month, Unlimited support for the payment of tolls in highway escorts to the Federal Protection Service, along with other benefits that have no reason to exist.
It is a private office for each minister, where they can conduct private business, but are charged to the treasury. In other words, we maintain drones that allow political prisoners to have criminal accounts in their accounts, release corrupt people, open doors for corrupt public officials to continue their rising political careers, etc. .
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