The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) canceled this Monday your summer break period, which would take place from July 16 to August 2, 2020, so in that period terms will not run, but remote plenary sessions will continue to be held and its two rooms.
“First: the recess period of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Mación is canceled, which in terms of the provisions of article three of the Organic Law of the Federal Judicial Branch would take place from July 16 to August 2, 2020 ″, the magistrates agreed, according to the document consulted by Infobae Mexico.
“Second: during the period indicated in the first point of this general agreement the suspension of time limits is partially extended in matters within the jurisdiction of this High Court, therefore, with the exceptions indicated (…) those days are declared unfit, on the understanding that the terms will not run, ”they added.
Furthermore, the Supreme Court detailed that deadlines to relieve ordered requirements in the dictated provisions, as well as to file appeals electronically, they will restart or begin in the cases only for the part that you promote electronically.
“In the case of the agreements in which an amparo under review or direct under review is admitted for processing, taking into account that they do not cause status, the period for its challenge will start due to the assortment of defects of the respective notification by office or by electronic list“They specified.
They also indicated that, for the purposes provided in the legislation that governs matters within the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, until August 2, 2020, notifications made by list or by electronic labels, visible on the website of the highest court in the country, will have the same effects as those carried out by publishing the lists and printed labels on the stages..
Likewise, 100% online processing of all matters within the competence of the SCJN will continue.. “We will continue to process all matters within our online competence and remote session. E-justice is a reality. For a modern, close, sensitive justice that continues to privilege the defense of human rights, ”said Arturo Zaldívar, minister president of the Supreme Court.
The Plenary of Council of the Federal Judicature (CJF) too agreed on Monday to extend to July 31, 2020 the work scheme implemented in the courts due to the epidemic of COVID-19.
As we have argued, justice does not stop and the Judicial Power of the Federation continues to work 100% through online trial, in all its matters and instances.
According to the CJF, in the face of the pandemic experienced by the world in general, especially in the physical sphere, They will continue to give priority to taking care of the integrity of public servants, as well as of people who submit to the action of the courts. of Justice.
“For this, the guards who have been reinforced throughout this time are ready. In addition to physical care, digital attention is enabled in its entirety through the Online Services Portal“They concluded.
The Mexican Judiciary entered a new stage, driven mainly by the COVID-19 epidemic. And it is that, from the beginning of March, the ministers of the Plenary of the Supreme Court decided to suspend the activities of the Supreme Court, so during the last few months they were in session remotely.
On Monday April 20, the Full of the highest court of Mexico he met for the first time in his history from a distance, in videoconference format, due to the coronavirus health emergency, 40 days after their last face-to-face meeting. The SCJN has already resolved controversial and media issues such as the declaration of unconstitutionality of the so-called “Bonilla Law”.
In addition, the highest court in the country admits since June unconstitutional actions and constitutional controversies online, unprecedented in its history, like remote sessions. “The entire competence of the SCJN is opened electronically,” celebrated Minister President Zaldívar at the time.
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