Luis María Aguilar Morales

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Luis María Aguilar Morales
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Justice Aguilar Morales in 2016
President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation
In office
3 January 2015 – 31 December 2018
Nominated byFelipe Calderón
Preceded byJuan N. Silva Meza
Succeeded byArturo Zaldívar Lelo de Larrea

Justice Luis María Aguilar Morales (born November 4, 1949) is a Mexican jurist who has been a member of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) since December 2009.[1] He was President of the court between January 2015 and December 2018.

Born in Mexico City, Aguilar Morales studied law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Supreme Court Nomination[edit]

In 2009 President Felipe Calderón nominated him as a Minister (Associate Justice) of the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left after the retirement of Mariano Azuela Guitron.[2] Aguilar was confirmed by the Senate with 91 votes on December 1, 2009.[3]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Mariano Azuela Guitron
Minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation
December 1, 2009–present
Incumbent

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