Posts Tagged ‘Tutela’

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The Displaced Persons’ “Tutela” Writ

While eveyone discusses the “tutela” writs of Mayor Petro’s case, the 10th anniversary of perhaps the most important tutela decision of the Colombian Constitutional Court has been forgotten: the T-025 of 2004. Since then, then, this decisions has been protecting the rights of five million colombians that are victims of forced displacement.

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A Surgical Judicial Reform?

The recent scandals about corruption in the Judicial branch are serious and they add to other deficiencies of the judicial system, like it’s slowness in certain areas. Some, therefore, propose a total reformation of the judicial system, as if it had collapsed.

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The Guardianship Reform: Adjust or dismantle?

This article debates the three large controversies stirred up by the guardianship reform. (1) It asks in what measure guardianship has been a factor of congestion and what to do with the possible congestion that it has caused. (2) It asks in what way legal action has caused legal insecurity and has affected the court. (3) Finally it asks whether or not reform is necessary for maintaining guardianship for social rights. The article analyzes these three points and tries to review the situation and the terms of debate in respect to each issue in order to offer perspectives about a solution.

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