ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF MARCH 20, 2012 CASE OF GUDIEL ÁLVAREZ ET AL V. GUATEMALA HAVING SEEN: 1. The brief submitting the case filed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter, “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, “the Inter-American Court", “the Court” or “the Tribunal”) on February 18, 2011, and the annexes thereto, by means of which it offered three expert opinions. 2. The brief containing pleadings, motions and evidence (hereinafter, the “brief of pleadings and motions”) submitted by the representatives of the alleged victims (hereinafter, also the "representatives") of July 11, 2011 and the annexes thereto, in which they offered six statements of the alleged victims and seven expert opinions.1 One expert witness has not been identified. Finally, they requested the Court to order the State to present the testimony of Mr. Adolfo Lopez, deputy prosecutor of the Public Prosecutors’ Office. 3. The note of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Court (hereinafter, the "Secretariat") of July 26, 2011, by means of which, on the instructions of the President of the Tribunal, the representatives were required to present, no later than August 9, 2011, the identity of the unidentified expert witness and his or her curriculum vitae, among other piece of information. 4. The brief containing the answer of the brief submitting the case and of observations to the brief of pleadings and motions (hereinafter, “brief containing the answer”) filed by the Republic of Guatemala (hereinafter, also the “State” or “Guatemala”) on October 18, 2011, and the annexes thereto, by means of which it offered two expert opinions. 5. The notes of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Court of November 1, 2011, by means of which, on the instructions of the President and according to article 46.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the Tribunal 2 (hereinafter, the “Rules of Procedure”), the Commission, the representatives and the State were requested, inter alia, to forward, no later than November 16, 2011, their respective definitive lists of declarants (hereinafter, the “definitive lists”) and, based on the principle of procedural economy, indicate which declarants can render their statements or expert opinions through affidavit. 6. The briefs of November 16, 2011, by means of which the Inter-American Commission and the representatives requested an extension of seven and five days, respectively, to present the definitive lists. 1 The alleged victims in the instant case appointed Fundación Myrna Mack and the International Human Rights Law Clinic, of the UC Berkeley School of Law (IHRLC) as their representatives. 2 Rules of Procedure approved by the Court during its LXXXV Ordinary Period of Sessions, held from November 16 to 28, 2009.

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