La ley 1592 y la protección de los derechos de las víctimas

Milton Armando Gómez Cardozo
2012 Juridicas CUC  
As the Colombian transitional justice process, regulated by Act 975, has not given the expected results, it has postponed the fulfillment of justice expectations of the armed conflict victims. The Act 1592 was sanctioned with the aim to speed up processes before Justice and Peace tribunals in order to accomplish State obligations. Despite the reform, in section 23, it establishes that Justice and Peace Judge Magistrates are banned to estimate the value of victims' harm and damages, hence,
more » ... tly infringing the Constitution and international treaties undersigned by the Colombian State. The present paper puts forward a discussion regarding the unconstitutional nature of the abovementioned rule
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