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Gorigoitía v. Argentina

This case is about the right to an effective appeal. The petitioner had been criminally tried and convicted. However, all appeals had been rejected solely on procedural grounds. Disputed evidence, facts, and law had not been included in the scope of the appellate review. The Court found Argentina in violation of Article 8 of the American Convention.

Case Summary: Gorigoitía v. Argentina

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary