Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Case of Castillo-Páez v. Peru

Judgment of January 30, 1996
(Preliminary Objections)

In the Castillo Páez Case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judge*:
Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President
Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge
Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Judge
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Judge

also present:
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary, and
Ana María Reina, Deputy Secretary

pursuant to Article 31(6) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human
Rights (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), renders the following judgment on the

Judge Oliver Jackman recused himself in this case because he had participated in several stages of the
case during its consideration by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights when he was a member of the

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