By César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Maryluz Barragán, Mauricio Albarracín, Sebastián Lalinde Ordóñez |
Dejusticia carried out citizen interventions regarding the constitutionality of Police Code articles that establish police measures for several categories of persons and activities.
By César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Maria Paula Ángel, Maryluz Barragán, Mauricio Albarracín, Vivian Newman Pont |
Dejusticia filed a lawsuit before the Constitutional Court, arguing that several articles of Colombian Law 1801 of 2016 (Police Code) violate the right to privacy.
By Dejusticia |
Last March 30th there was a hearing about the complaint presented by the Nation's Public Prosecutor, Eduardo Montealegre against the Balance of Powers Reform. This was Rodrigo Uprimny's contribution.
Citizen Intervention in Favor of Changed Introduced by the Balance of Powers Reform regarding Presidential Re-election
By César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019), Diana Isabel Güiza Gómez, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes, Sebastián Lalinde Ordóñez |
The Balance of Powers Reform excluded in regards to presidential re-election the other mechanisms of constitutional reform that are included in the Constitution: legislative act and constitutional referendum of a governmental initiative. Dejusticia argues that this is not unconstitutional.
Is the new judicial governance model adopted by the Legislative Act 02 of 2015 or “Balance of Powers Reform” constitutional? Rodrigo Uprimny intervenes in public hearing before the Constitutional Court
By Carolina Villadiego Burbano, Diana Isabel Güiza Gómez, Mauricio Albarracín, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes, Sebastián Lalinde Ordóñez |
On September 9th, 2015 Rodrigo Uprimny participated in a public hearing called by the Constitutional Court during the process of assessing the constitutionality of the Legislative Act 02 of 2015 or the "balance of powers reform." In his intervention, Rodrigo Uprimny argues that the balance of power reform did not replace the fundamental pillar of judicial independence by modifying the 1991 Constitution's model of judicial governance.
Intervention before the Constitutional Court Regarding Legal Regulations on Obligatory Military Service and Its Application to Trans* People
By Diana Esther Guzmán Rodríguez, Diana Isabel Güiza Gómez, Nathalia Sandoval Rojas, Nina Chaparro González, Paola Molano Ayala |
Dejusticia intervened in a lawsuit arguing the unconstitutional nature of laws that regulate military service for trans people. For the plaintiffs these laws ignore their gender identity. Dejusticia has asked the Court to declare itself inhibited from releasing a substantive ruling.