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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Revision of Judgment: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR)

Luis A Lopez Zamora

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 December 2021

Res judicata — International courts and tribunals, powers — Revision of judgments

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 In this entry we will analyse the procedural institution of revision of judgments (‘Revision’) as applied by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) (or ‘Court’). The entry will focus only on the Revision that this Court can make to its own judgments. Other procedural avenues to challenge these judgments (eg those avenues initiated at the domestic level) are excluded. 2 On the other hand, since the practice in the Inter-American System of Human Rights (‘IASHR’) regarding the reopening of judgments of the IACtHR has been developed using different legal...
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