Álvaro Paúl

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Profesor Asociado Ordinario / Associate Professor

Av Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins 340

Santiago

Santiago, Región Metropolitana 8331150

Chile

http://derecho.uc.cl/es/profesores/nomina-por-departamento/departamento-de-derecho-internacional/228

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Ideas:
“  Only well-founded criticisms can help to build an Inter-American system that is stable and respected by different regional actors.  ”

Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Controversial Conceptions: The Unborn and the American Convention on Human Rights

Loyola University Chicago International Law Review, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 209-247, 2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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American Convention, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Life, Unborn, Abortion

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La Corte Interamericana in Vitro: Comentarios Sobre su Proceso de Toma de Decisiones a Propósito del Caso Artavia (The Inter-American Court in Vitro: Commentaries on its Decision-Making Process in Light of the Artavia-Murillo Case)

Revista Derecho Público Iberoamericano, Vol. 2, 2013, pp. 303-345
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, decision-making, soft law, interpretation, margin of appreciation, in vitro fertilization, abortion

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Sana Crítica: The System for Weighing Evidence Utilized by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, No. 18, 2012, pp. 193-221
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Sana Crítica, Evidence, Sound Judicial Discretion, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Civil Law

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Examining Atala-Riffo and Daughters v. Chile, the First Inter-American Case on Sexual Orientation, and Some of its Implications

Inter-American and European Human Rights Journal, Vol. 7, Nos. 1-2, 2014 (Protection of Human Rights in the Americas: Selected Essays for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ Anniversary), pp. 54-74
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, sexual orientation, gender identity, due process, Chile

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Decision-Making Process of the Inter-American Court: An Analysis Prompted by the 'In Vitro Fertilization' Case

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 21, No. 1, Fall 2014, pp. 87-130
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, decision-making, soft law, interpretation, margin of appreciation, in vitro fertilization, abortion

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In Search of the Standards of Proof Applied by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Revista Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos, Vol. 55, 2012, pp. 57-102
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Standard of Proof, Evidence, Prima Facie Evidence, Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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The American Convention on Human Rights: Updated by the Inter-American Court

Juris Dictio N° 20, Dossier: Vigilar al Vigilante, pp. 53-86, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2018
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Convention on Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Evolutive Interpretation

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Análisis Sistemático De La Evaluación De La Prueba Que Efectúa La Corte Interamericana De Derechos Humanos (General Theory of the Evaluation of Evidence Performed by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Revista Chilena de Derecho, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 297-327, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, evidence, burden of proof, presumptions, standard of proof

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Translation Challenges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and Cost-Effective Proposals for Improvement

Inter-American and European Human Rights Journal, 2012, No. 5, pp. 3-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, translations, linguistics, official version, publications

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La Revisión Inicial de Peticiones ante la Comisión Interamericana y la Subsidiariedad del Sistema de Derechos Humanos (Initial Review of Petitions Before the Inter-American Commission and the Subsidiarity of the Human Rights System)

Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Vol. 43, 2014, pp. 609-639
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, initial review, Registry, admissibility

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Elementos Para Reinterpretar El Artículo 29 De La Convención Americana De Derechos Humanos (Elements for Reinterpreting Article 29 of the American Convention on Human Rights)

América Latina y el orden mundial contemporáneo, pp. 129-147
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Convention on Human Rights, Article 29, Interpretation, Pro Persona, Pro homine

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Razonamiento Probabilístico de la Corte Interamericana para Probar Violaciones Ocurridas en un Contexto de Atropellos Masivos (Inter-American Court's Probabilistic Reasoning for Proving Violations Occurred within a Context of Widespread Abuses)

Anuario de Derecho (Venezuela) No. 29, 2012, pp. 43-73
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Evaluation of Evidence, Probabilistic Reasoning, Burden of Proof, Standard of Proof

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La Prueba Obtenida Mediante Coacción Y Su Inadmisibilidad Ante La Corte Interamericana De Derechos Humanos (Evidence Obtained Via Coercion and Its Inadmissibility Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Revista de Derecho (Valdivia), Vol. XXIX, No. 2, pp. 229-252.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2017
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Evidence, illegally obtained evidence, coercion, exclusion, fruit of the poisonous tree, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, right to the truth

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La Génesis de la Declaración Americana de los Derechos y Deberes del Hombre y la Relevancia Actual de sus Trabajos Preparatorios (Genesis of the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man and Current Relevance of Its Preparatory Works)

Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Vol. 47, pp. 361-395, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2017
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Travaux Préparatoires, Interpretation

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Giro En Materia De Recurso De Revisión Ante La Corte Interamericana (Twist on the Remedy of Revision Before the Inter-American Court)

Revista Chilena de Derecho y Ciencia Política, Vol. 4, 2013, pp. 131-138
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, Revision Remedy, Perjury, precedent

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La Penalización de la Incitación al Odio a la Luz de la Jurisprudencia Comparada (The Criminalization of Hate Speech in Chile in Light of Comparative Case Law)

Revista Chilena de Derecho, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 573-609, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Hate Speech, Freedom of Expression, Comparative Law, Human Rights, Regulation, Chile

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights’ Initial Review of Petitions, Its Backlog and the Principle of Subsidiarity

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2016, pp. 19-52.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, initial review, Registry, admissibility, subsidiarity, European Court of Human Rights

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Legislar con Eficiencia: La Importancia de Evaluar las Leyes (Legislating Efficiently: The Importance of Legislative Scrutiny)

Revista Actualidad Jurídica, No. 19, Vol. II, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Nov 2012
Álvaro Paúl and Sebastián Soto Velasco
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legislative scrutiny, law drafting, Chile, Congress, statutes

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Rechazo De Solicitudes De Opinión Consultiva Por Parte De La Corte Interamericana De Derechos Humanos (the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rejection of Requests for Advisory Opinions)

Revista Chilena de Derecho y Ciencia Política, vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 119-131, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Advisory Opinions, Competence

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Estatus del No Nacido en la Convención Americana: Un Ejercicio de Interpretación (Status of the Unborn in the American Convencion: An Interpretive Exercise)

Ius et Praxis, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 61 - 112, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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American Convention on Human Rights, abortion, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, unborn

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An Overview of the Inter-American Court's Evaluation of Evidence

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice, Present and Future, Intersentia, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2016
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, Human Rights, evidence, burden of proof, standard of proof, sana critica

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Protocolo 14: Mejorando la Eficiencia del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos (Protocol 14: Improving the Efficiency of the European Court of Human Rights)

Revista Chilena de Derecho, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 613-615, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Protocol 14, European Court of Human Rights, International Adjudication

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Cuatro Extendidos Desaciertos de la Corte Interamericana que se Observan en su Opinión Consultiva N° 24 (Four Widespread Mistakes of the Inter-American Court That May Be Seen in Advisory Opinion No. 24)

Anuario de Derecho Público 2018, pp. 203-226
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Advisory Opinion, Interpretation, Precedents, Gender

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La Segregación Procesal Penal Como Desafío Para La Justicia Transicional Chilena (The Segregated Use of the Chilean Criminal Procedure As a Challenge for Its Transitional Justice)

Cuadernos de Difusión, Centro de Estudios Internacionales CEIUC, No. 10, año 8, 2015, pp. 63-74
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Chile, Transitional Justice, Dictatorship, Inquisitorial Criminal Proceedings, Military, Indirect Discrimination, Due Process

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La Declaración de la Presunta Víctima en Procesos Ante la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (The Alleged Victim's Declaration in Proceedings before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Arancibia Mattar, Jaime, y Romero Seguel, Alejandro (Edits.), La Prueba en la Litigación Pública, Librotecnia - Universidad de los Andes, 2016, pp. 293-309
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Nov 2016
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, Human Rights, Evidence, Victim, Oath, Perjury, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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El 'Gran Hermano': Un caso de vigilancia masiva en Europa ('Big Brother': A Case of Mass Surveillance in Europe)

Revista de Derecho Universidad San Sebastián (Edición Especial XIII Jornadas de Derecho Natural), pp. 140-152, Núm. 25, Enero 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jun 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Mass surveillance, interception, communications, European Court of Human Rights

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The Emergence of a More Conventional Reading of the Conventionality Control Doctrine

Revue Générale de Droit 49, 275-‌302, 2019 (N° hors série: Canada's Role in Protecting Human Rights in the Americas)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court, Conventionality Control, Interpretation

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Tradiciones Indígenas En La Aplicación De La Ley Penal (The Use of Indigenous Traditions in the Application of Criminal Law)

Revista de Derecho (Valdivia), Vol. 27, N° 2, 2014, pp. 271-276
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Indigenous traditions, Criminal Law, ILO Convention 169, Chile

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Admissibility of Evidence Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Revista Direito GV, V. 13, No. 2, Maio-Ago 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Aug 2017
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Admissibility, Evidence, Exclusion, Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Right to the Truth

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Prueba Testifical y Pericial en la Práctica de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Witness and Expert Witness Evidence in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Practice)

Ius et Praxis, Vol. 25, Nº 1, 2019, pp. 19-48.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Evidence, Witnesses, Expert Witnesses, Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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Las prácticas probatorias de la Corte Interamericana y la necesidad de su regulación clara y racional (Evidentiary Practices of the Inter-American Court and the Need to Regulate Them in a Clear and Rational Way)

Silva Abbot, Max (coord.), Una Visión Crítica del Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos y Algunas Propuestas para su Mejor Funcionamiento, Tirant lo Blanch, Valencia, 2019, pp. 71-99.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, evidence

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Traslado de Pruebas ante la Corte Interamericana, a la Luz del Caso del Palacio de Justicia (The Reuse of Evidence before the Inter-American Court of Human rights, in Light of the Palace of Justice Case)

Revista de la Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Políticas - UPB, Vol. 48, No. 129, pp. 347-373 (2018)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights, evidence, subsidiarity

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Evidence: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR)

Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law, Oxford University Press, 2019
Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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Human rights, Admissibility of evidence, Burden of proof, Expert evidence, Standard of proof, Witnesses, International courts and tribunals, procedure, Judicial notice, Fact-finding and inquiry

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American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Travaux Préparatoires, Interpretation

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La Prueba Anticipada En El Proceso Civil (Pre-Trial Evidence in the Civil Procedure)

La Prueba Anticipada En El Proceso Civil, Lexis Nexis/Legal Publishing, 2006
Posted: 06 Apr 2014
Álvaro Paúl
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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pre-trial evidence, Chilean Civil Procedure, due process