INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

CASE OF CABRERA GARCÍA AND MONTIEL FLORES V. MEXICO

JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 26, 2010
(Preliminary Objection, Merits, Reparations and Costs)

In the Case of Cabrera García and Montiel Flores,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, the “Inter-American Court”
or the "Court"), composed of the following judges:
Diego García-Sayán, President;
Leonardo A. Franco, Vice-President;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge;
Rhadys Abreu-Blondet, Judge;
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge;
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, ad hoc Judge;
also present:
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary and,
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter, the “Convention” or the “American Convention”) and Articles 30, 32,
38, 56, 57, 58 and 61 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure 1 (hereinafter, the “Rules
of Procedure”) delivers this Judgment, which is organized as follows:

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According to the provisions of Article 79(1) of the Court’s Rules of Procedure which entered
into force on January 1, 2010, “Contentious cases which have been submitted for the consideration of
the Court before January 1, 2010, will continue to be processed, until the issuance of a judgment, in
accordance to the previous Rules of Procedure.” Thus, the Court’s Rules of Procedure applied to this
case correspond to the instrument approved by the Court during its Forty-ninth Regular Period of
Sessions held from November 16 to 25, 2000, and partially amended by the Court in its Eighty-second
Regular Period of Sessions, held from January 19 to 31, 2009, which was in force from March 24, 2009
until January 1, 2010.

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