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The Inter-American System of Human Rights and Transnational Inquiries

  • Javier Dondé-Matute
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Abstract

This chapter examines the developments that the Inter-American System of Human Rights has established in relation of transnational inquiries. Though there is no case before the Inter-American Court concerning mutual legal assistance in criminal matters directly, this study focuses its attention on the interpretation of the due process rights that could be applicable in international cooperation specifically with regard to the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and Fundamental Rights.

Keywords

Vienna Convention Criminal Matter Mutual Assistance Witness Testimony Mutual Legal Assistance 
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Abbreviations

ACHR

American Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

IACoHR

Inter-American Commission of Human Rights

IACtHR

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

References

  1. Bontekas I, Nash S (2007) International criminal law, 3rd edn. Cavendish, LondonGoogle Scholar
  2. Dondé J (2010) El concepto de impunidad: leyes de amnistía y otras formas estudiadas por la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos. In: Sistema Interamericano de protección de los Derechos Humanos y Derecho Penal Internacional. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, pp 263–293Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Criminal SciencesMexico-CityMexico

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