SCJN welcomes Loretta Ortiz Ahlf as new minister

Minister President Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), Arturo Zaldivar Lelo de Larria given investment To Loretta Ortiz Ahlfi What new minister of the Supreme Court of Mexico.

On November 23, 2021, Loretta Ortizo It was ratified by the republic’s senate to fill the vacancy left by retired minister José Fernando Franco González Salas, who ended his constitutional term on December 13 last year.

Approved the appointment of senators with 92 out of 114 possible votes Loretta Ortizo, who defeated Bernardo Bátiz Vazquez and Veronica de Gaves Zarate in the voting.

In the solemn session, amid applause, the ministers of the Court gave Welcome to Minister Loretta Ortizo, who assured that it will continue to guarantee the protection of human rights, especially for those most vulnerable.

“I treat with responsibility this great commitment to Mexico, which I will honor every day in my work as a constitutional judge,” he said in his first speech before the plenary. scjn,

He said that “they will find in me an active, coherent voice and will always be inspired by a genuine aspiration to make the human rights enshrined in our constitutional system a reality. A voice that, in the distinct, willful view of a Constitutional Court, is an effective advocate of justice.” contributes to the common objective of strengthening administration, open and close to society”.

Loretta Ortizo She highlighted the participation of women in various decision making and leadership areas, hence the importance of balanced contribution of men and women in various fields.

“Considering that this specific task cannot be fully understood from my personal sphere and the importance of the presence of four ministers Feather Supreme Court“, he expressed.

Minister Afredo Gutierrez Ortiz Mena led welcome message of new ministerin which he said Loretta Ortizo He comes from a family of doctors, so he assured that it is not unusual for this legacy to demand protection of human rights and life in his professional life in the field of law.

For his part, the Court’s presiding minister, Arturo Zaldivar, observed that the . with the advent of Minister Loretta Ortizo, now there are four women scjn, because “this is something that was never seen” and brings them closer to gender equality.

Furthermore, in an economic vote, the ministers agreed that Loretta Ortizo would be assigned to the second house, so that the ministers could take charge of the affairs that Fernando Franco was handling.

Who is the new minister of SCJN Loretta Ortiz?

Minister Loretta Ortizo studied law degree Escuela Libre de Derecho in and a Master in Human Rights by Universidad Iberoamericana.

Furthermore, it has a degree Doctor in Human Rights and European Community Law Distance University of Spain and a member of the National System of Researchers Level II.

He has held public positions like Banco de Mexico. Advisor to the Deputy General Directorate of from 1990 to 1993; Legal Director of the National Council for Culture and the Arts from 1993 to 1998; National Human Rights Commission Counselor from 2002 to 2006.

Loretta Ortizo it was also Federal Deputy for Morena September 2012 to 2015 and elected advisor to the federal judiciary In the period from November 20, 2019 to November 19, 2024

On the other hand, in written books such as “Migrants: the human rights of refugees, displaced persons and irregular workers”, “the right to access justice for immigrants in irregular status” and “human rights of the unspecified”; among others.

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