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Martínez Esquivia v. Colombia

This case is about the security of appointment of prosecutors in the State judiciary. The victim, a prosecutor, held provisional appointments for more than twelve years, and was transferred between several posi- tions during her career, until she was eventually terminated from em- ployment. The Court found the State in violation the American Conven- tion and the duty the State has to ensure independence of its judiciary.

Case Summary: Martínez Esquivia v. Colombia 

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