This case is about the dismissal of a judge in El Salvador. The judge had ruled in a case involving one of the major political parties of El Salvador. After members of the party questioned his actions, they requested the Legislative Assembly to remove him. The judge fought the dismissal in court for over fifteen years, to no avail. Eventually, the Court found El Salvador in violation of several provisions of the American Convention.
Case Summary: Colindres Schonenberg v. El Salvador