Supreme Court of Justice (Quintana Coello et al.) v. Ecuador

In November and December of 2004 Ecuador's National Congress dismissed the State's Constitutional Tribunal, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and the Supreme Court of Justice. The instant case focuses on the dismissal of the judges of the Supreme Court of Justice on December 8, 2004. The victims were granted no due process rights or hearings to have an opportunity to defend themselves. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.

Case Summary: Supreme Court of Justice (Quintana Coello et al.) v. Ecuador

Year: 
2013
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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