ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF JANUARY 18, 2012 CASE OF CASTAÑEDA GUTMAN v. UNITED MEXICAN STATES MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING HAVING SEEN: 1. The judgment on preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs (hereinafter “the judgment”) delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”) on August 6, 2008. 2. The order on monitoring compliance with the judgment issued by the Court on July 1, 2009, in which the Court declared that: It would keep open the proceeding of monitoring compliance with the sixth operative paragraph of the judgment, which establishes that the State must, within a reasonable time, complete the adaptation of its domestic law to the Convention, in order to adjust the secondary legislation and the norms that regulate proceedings for the protection of the rights of the citizen to the provisions of the constitutional amendment of November 13, 2007, so that this remedy truly guarantees citizens the possibility of contesting the constitutionality of the legal regulations concerning the right to be elected, in the terms of paragraphs 227 to 231 of the judgment […]. 3. The reports presented by the United Mexican States (hereinafter also “the State” or “Mexico”) on September 7, 2009, March 1 and July 13, 2010, and August 29, 2011, in relation to the operative paragraph of the judgment pending compliance. 4. The briefs of October 13, 2009, March 17 and August 10, 2010, and September 16 and November 14, 2011, and their respective attachments, in which the representatives of the victim (hereinafter also “the representatives”) presented their observations on the State’s reports. 5. The briefs of November 30, 2009, May 7 and September 1, 2010, and October 5, 2011, and their attachments, in which the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter also “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) forwarded its observations on the State’s reports and on the information presented by the representatives. CONSIDERING THAT: 1. One of the inherent attributes of the jurisdictional functions of the Court is to monitor compliance with its decisions.