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INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

CASE OF CABRERA GARCIA AND MONTIEL FLORES V. MEXICO

JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 26, 2010
(Preliminary Objection, Merits, Reparations and Legal Costs)

In the Case of Cabrera Garcia and Montiel Flores,
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;
Leonardo A. Franco, Vice-President;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge;
Rhadys Abreu-Blondet, Judge;
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge;
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, ad hoc 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 30, 32,
38, 56, 57, 58 and 61 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure1 (hereinafter, the “Rules
of Procedure”) delivers this Judgment, which is organized in the following way:

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According to the terms of article 79.1 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure that entered into force
on January 1, 2010, "[c]ontentious cases which have been submitted for the consideration of the Court
before January 1, 2010, will continue to be processed, until the issuance of a judgment, in accordance
to the previous Rules of Procedure". Thus, the Court’s Rules of Procedure applied to this case
corresponds to the instrument approved by the Tribunal in its XLIX Regular Period of Sessions held from
November 16 to 25, 2000, partially amended by the Court in its LXXXII Regular Period of Sessions, held
from January 19 to 31, 2009, and which was in force from March 24, 2009 until January 1, 2010.

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