INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF BREWER CARÍAS v. VENEZUELA
JUDMENT OF MAY 26, 2014
(Preliminary objections)

In the case of Allan Randolph Brewer Carías v. the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges: 1
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, President
Roberto F. Caldas, Vice President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge
Diego García-Sayán, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge, and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
in accordance with Articles 62(3) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter
also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 42, 65 and 67 of
the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this
judgment structured as follows:

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On July 11, 2012, Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi recused himself from taking part in this case pursuant to the
provisions of Article 19(2) of the Court’s Statute and Article 21 of its Rules of Procedure; his recusal was accepted
by the President of the Court in consultation with the other judges.

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