Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colombian Constitutional Court to have jurisdiction over jurisdictional disputes

The Colombian Senate has voted to require that questions of whether offenses by military personnel should be tried in military or civilian courts be decided by the Constitutional Court rather than by the Supreme Court. A suggestion to create an entirely new court to resolve jurisdictional disputes between the two systems of justice was rejected. Details can be found here.

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