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Tag: Alejandro Linares

  • A New Judge for the Colombian Constitutional Court: The Tensions of Transition

    —Jorge González Jácome, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá) One of the most heavily publicized processes of nomination and appointment to fill a vacancy on the Colombian Constitutional Court ended last week with the Senate’s selection of Alejandro Linares. He outvoted the other two candidates, Catalina Botero and Magdalena Correa, and became the ninth judge of the Court.