João Medeiros (partner) writes an opinion article for Jornal Económico entitled "Absolution on request", on the legal design of the Public Prosecutor's Office.

"The opinions that sustain that there is a certain tension (some even say ambiguity) in the legal design of the statute of the Public Prosecutor's Office are not from today. If, on the one hand, each of its agents are recognized as being technically autonomous and subject only to criteria of legality and objectivity, on the other hand, without prejudice to these same characteristics, they are attributed a duty of hierarchical obedience to the directives, orders and instructions of their superiors."

Read the article here.