INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF TORRES MILLACURA ET AL. v. ARGENTINA
JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 26, 2011
(Merits, Reparations, and Costs)

In the Case of Torres Millacura et al.,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,” “the
Court,” or “the Tribunal”), comprised of the following judges:
Diego García-Sayán, President;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge;
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge;
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge, and
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary,
In accordance with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human
Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and with Articles
31, 32, 62, 64, 65, and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the
Rules of Procedure”) renders this judgment, structured as follows:

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The Vice-president of the Court, Judge Leonardo A. Franco, Argentinean, did not participate in the
present case pursuant to the Article 19(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Court, according to “In the cases
referred to in Article 44 of the Convention, a Judge who is a national of the respondent State shall not be able
to participate in the hearing and deliberation of the case.”
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Deputy Secretary Emilia Segares Rodríguez informed the Tribunal that she would not be present
during the deliberations on this Judgment for reasons of force majeure.
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Rules of procedure approved by the Court in its LXXXV Regular Period of sessions held from November
16 to November 28, 2009. According to the Article 79(2), “[i]n cases in which the Commission has adopted a
report under article 50 of the Convention before the these Rules of Procedure have come into force, the
presentation of the case before the Court will be governed by Articles 33 and 34 of the Rules of Procedure
previously in force. Statements shall be received with the aid of the Victim’s Legal Assistance Fund, and the
dispositions of these Rules of Procedure shall apply.”

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