INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF FONTEVECCHIA AND D’AMICO V. ARGENTINA
JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 29, 2011
(Merits, Reparations, and Costs)
In the case of Fontevecchia y D’Amico,
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,”
“the Court,” or “the Tribunal”), composed of the following judges*:
Diego García-Sayán, President;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge;
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge;
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge, and
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge
also present:
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,

pursuant with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32,
65, and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of
Procedure”), 1 orders the present Judgment:

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Vice-President of the Court, Judge Leonardo A. Franco, of Argentine nationality, did not participate
in the case, pursuant to Article 19(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Court, according to which “[i]n the
cases referred to in Article 44 of the Convention, a Judge who is a national of the respondent State shall not
be able to participate in the hearing and deliberation of the case.”
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Rules of the Court approved by the Court on its 85th Regular Period of Sessions held on November
16 to 28, 2009 which, in accordance with Article 78, came into force on January 1, 2010.

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