Advisory Opinions

You can make searches by type of decision, country, year and language, between others. It is useful to recover judgments and decisions of the Tribunal, download its versions in full text and redirect to files, fact sheets and summaries of the cases.






Jurisprudence Country Years Order Text Includes summon
to




Advisory Opinions / Loading results cargando

Results: 26
I/A Court H.R. The institution of asylum, and its recognition as a human right under the Inter-American System of Protection (interpretation and scope of Articles 5, 22(7) and 22(8) in relation to Article 1(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-25/18 of May 30, 2018. Series A No. 25. (Only in Spanish)     
Abstract: (Only in Spanish)
Available languages

Observations presented on the request for an Advisory Opinion submitted by the Republic of Ecuador, available in:

http://www.corteidh.or.cr/cf/jurisprudencia2/observaciones_oc.cfm?nId_oc=1708


I/A Court H.R. Gender identity, and equality and non-discrimination with regard to same-sex couples. State obligations in relation to change of name, gender identity, and rights deriving from a relationship between same-sex couples (interpretation and scope of Articles 1(1), 3, 7, 11(2), 13, 17, 18 and 24, in relation to Article 1, of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-24/17 of November 24, 2017. Series A No. 24. (Only in Spanish)     
Abstract: (Only in Spanish)
  Non official brief
Opinion: Judge Vio Grossi (Only in Spanish)           
Opinion: Judge Sierra Porto (Only in Spanish)           
Available languages

Observations on the Request of an Advisory Opinion on http://www.corteidh.or.cr/cf/jurisprudencia2/observaciones_oc.cfm?nId_oc=1671


I/A Court H.R. The Environment and Human Rights (State obligations in relation to the environment in the context of the protection and guarantee of the rights to life and to personal integrity – interpretation and scope of Articles 4(1) and 5(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 of November 15, 2017. Series A No. 23. (Only in Spanish)     
Abstract:
  Non official brief
Opinion: Judge Vio Grossi (Only in Spanish)           
Opinion: Judge Sierra Porto (Only in Spanish)           
Available languages

Observations on the Request of an Advisory Opinion on http://www.corteidh.or.cr/cf/jurisprudencia2/observaciones_oc.cfm?nId_oc=1650


I/A Court H.R., Entitlement of legal entities to hold rights under the Inter-American Human Rights System (Interpretation and scope of Article 1(2), in relation to Articles 1(2), 8, 11(2), 13, 16, 21, 24, 25, 29, 30, 44, 46 and 62(3) of the American Convention on Human Rights, as well as of Article 8(1)(A) and (B) of the Protocol of San Salvador). Advisory Opinion OC-22/16 of February 26, 2016. Series A No. 22. (Only in Spanish)     
Abstract: (Only in Spanish)
Opinion: Judge F. Caldas (Only in Spanish)           
Opinion: Judge Pérez Pérez (Only in Spanish)           
Available languages

Observations on the Request of an Advisory Opinion on http://www.corteidh.or.cr/docs/opiniones/resumen_observaciones_seriea_22_esp.pdf


I/A Court H.R., Rights and guarantees of children in the context of migration and/or in need of international protection. Advisory Opinion OC-21/14 of August 19, 2014. Series A No.21.     
Abstract:
  Non official brief
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

Briefs and documents related to the proceedings of the Advisory Opinion OC-21/14. Available at http://www.corteidh.or.cr/index.php/es/observaciones


I/A Court H.R., “Article 55 of the American Convention on Human Rights”. Advisory Opinion OC-20/09 of September 29, 2009. Series A No. 20.     
Opinion: Judge García Ramírez           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Control of due process in the exercise of the powers of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Articles 41 and 44 to 51 of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-19/05 of November 28, 2005. Series A No.19.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Juridical Condition and Rights of the Undocumented Migrants. Advisory Opinion OC-18/03 of September 17, 2003. Series A No.18.     
  Non official brief
Opinion: Judge Cançado Trindade           
Opinion: Judge García Ramírez           
Opinion: Judge Salgado Pesantes           
Opinion: Judge Abreu Burelli           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Juridical Condition and Human Rights of the Child. Advisory Opinion OC-17/02 of August 28, 2002. Series A No.17.     
Opinion: Judge Jackman (Only in Spanish)           
Opinion: Judge Cançado Trindade           
Opinion: Judge García Ramírez           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., The Right to Information on Consular Assistance in the Framework of the Guarantees of the due Process of Law. Advisory Opinion OC-16/99 of October 1, 1999. Series A No.16.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Reports of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Art. 51 American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-15/97 of November 14, 1997. Series A No.15.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., International Responsibility for the Promulgation and Enforcement of Laws in Violation of the Convention (Arts. 1 and 2 of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-14/94 of December 9, 1994. Series A No.14.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Certain Attributes of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Arts. 41, 42, 44, 46, 47, 50 and 51 of the American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-13/93 of July 16, 1993. Series A No. 13.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Compatibility of Draft Legislation with Article 8(2)(h) of the American Convention on Human Rights. Advisory Opinion OC-12/91 of December 6, 1991. Series A No.12.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Exceptions to the Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies (Arts. 46(1), 46(2)(a) and 46(2)(b) American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-11/90 of August 10, 1990. Series A No.11.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Interpretation of the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man within the Framework of Article 64 of the American Convention on Human Rights. Advisory Opinion OC-10/89 of July 14,1989. Series A No.10.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Judicial Guarantees in States of Emergency (Arts. 27(2), 25 and (8) American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-9/87 of October 6, 1987. Series A No. 9.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Habeas corpus in Emergency Situations (Arts. 27(2), 25(1) and 7(6) American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-8/87 of January 30, 1987. Series A No. 8.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Enforceability of the Right to Reply or Correction (Arts. 14(1), 1(1) and 2 American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-7/85 of August 29, 1986. Series A No. 7.     
Opinion: Judge Buergenthal           
Opinion: Judge Gros Espiell           
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante           
Opinion: Judges Nieto Navia and Pedro Nikken           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., The Word “Laws” in Article 30 of the American Convention on Human Rights. Advisory Opinion OC-6/86 of May 9, 1986. Series A No. 6.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Compulsory Membership in an Association Prescribed by Law for the Practice of Journalism (Arts. 13 and 29 American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-5/85 of November 13, 1985. Series A No. 5.     
Opinion: Judge Nieto Navia           
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante           
Opinion: Judge Pedro Nikken           
Opinion: Judge Cisneros           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Proposed Amendments of the Naturalization Provisions of the Constitution of Costa Rica. Advisory Opinion OC-4/84 of January 19, 1984. Series A No. 4.     
Opinion: Judge Buergenthal           
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., Restrictions to the Death Penalty (Arts. 4(2) and 4(4) American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-3/83 of September 8, 1983. Series A No. 3.     
Opinion: Judge Reina           
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante           
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., The Effect of Reservations on the Entry into Force of the American Convention on Human Rights (Arts. 74 and 75). Advisory Opinion OC-2/82 of September 24, 1982. Series A No. 2.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., "Other treaties” subject to the consultative jurisdiction of the Court (Art. 64 American Convention on Human Rights). Advisory Opinion OC-1/82 of September 24, 1982. Series A No. 1.     
See Technical data of the case  
Available languages

I/A Court H.R., In the matter of Viviana Gallardo et al. Series A No. 101.     
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante (Only in Spanish)           
Opinion: Judge Piza Escalante (Only in Spanish)           
Available languages