From the Editorial Office
Newspaper La Jornada
Sunday April 10, 2022, p. eleven
Retired minister Genaro Góngora Pimentel described the vote on the Electricity Industry Law as worrying and considered that
appreciate, the incidence of the Executive Power in the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN).
In a letter that he sent to the President of the Court, Arturo Zaldívar said that the vote was the opportunity to demonstrate
the strength of institutions in Mexico.
However, a group of ministers led by Loretta Ortiz dealt a heavy blow to the country’s highest courthe indicated.
Last Thursday, the plenary session of the Supreme Court did not reach the qualified majority of eight votes to declare the aforementioned law unconstitutional, so it remains in force.
The also president of the Academic Council of the Just Mexico civil association, warned that after this decision of the highest court,
Individuals and companies, local and foreign, will lead the defense of the interests of all Mexicans in their human right to affordable and sustainable electricity and free competition.
He added that they will closely monitor the behavior of judges, magistrates and the Court itself to see that the law is complied with in all the protections that must be requested.
We insist that the duty of the Court to guarantee low-cost electricity supply and healthy competition that drives the growth of our country and the generation of jobs is clear.concluded Góngora Pimentel, who was also president of the SCJN.