Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Garrido and Baigorria v. Argentina Judgment of August 27, 1998 (Reparations and Costs) In the case of Garrido and Baigorria, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, President Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Vice President Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Judge Oliver Jackman, Judge Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge Sergio García-Ramírez, Judge Carlos Vicente de Roux-Rengifo, Judge Julio A. Barberis, ad hoc Judge; Also present: Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary, and Víctor M. Rodríguez-Rescia, Deputy Secretary a.i. in application of Article 56(1) of its Rules of Procedure (hereinafter "the Rules of Procedure") in relation to Article 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter "the Convention" or "the American Convention") and in furtherance of its February 2, 1996 judgment and January 31, 1997 order, delivers the following judgment in the instant case, brought by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter "he Commission" or "the Inter-American Commission") against the Argentine Republic (hereinafter "the State" or "Argentina"). I BACKGROUND OF THE CASE 1. The Commission submitted the instant case to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter "the Court" or "the Inter-American Court") through an application dated May 29, 1995, attached to which was Report No. 26/94 of September 20, 1994. The case itself had originated with a petition (No. 11.009) against Argentina, which the Commission had received on April 29, 1992.

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