INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

CASE OF GARCÍA LUCERO ET AL. v. CHILE

JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 28, 2013
(Preliminary objection, merits and reparations)

In the case of García Lucero et al.,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:∗
Diego García-Sayán, President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Vice President
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge
Roberto F. Caldas, Judge
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge, and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American 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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Under Article 19(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court applicable to this case, which
establishes that “[i]n the cases referred to in Article 45 of the Convention, national Judges will be unable to
participate in the hearing and deliberation of the case,” Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi, a Chilean national, did not take
part in the processing of this case or in the deliberation and signature of this Judgment.

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