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Main Decisions

The Colombian Constitutional Court begins the publication of the english version of an abstract of its most important decisions
T-695/2017Freedom of opinion can not be used to defame
T-675/2017Change of sex on identity card. The case of intersex children
T-590/2017Obligation to solve cases involving a gender perspective
T-332/2017 Y T544/2017Two new cases of euthanasia
T-543/2017Prohibition of preventive censorship to the information that warns about risks of consumption of sugary drinks
T-365/2017The case of vaccines against human papilloma
T-306/2017Corporal punishment of children is prohibited by the Constitution
C-077/2017Relative Legislative Omission. Zones of Rural, Economic and Social Development
T-027/2017Violence, against women / Violence, gender-based
C-003/2017Right to education, / Scholarship, access.
SU-214/2016Marriage of same sex couples from  notaries and judges
T-074 /2016Foster children
T-274/2015Right to reproductive health . In vitro fertilization treatment.
T-057/2015Fundamental right to try.
T-043/2015The case of the homeless
T-970/2014RIGHT TO DIE WITH DIGNITY, euthanasia. The Colombian Constitutional Court Reiterates the considerations made in the decision C-239 of 1997.
SU617/2014Right of homosexual couples to adopt a child when he is the son of one of the partners
C-368/2014Increase of the criminal sanction for domestic violence offences
C-283/2014Animal welfare
C-177/2014Forensic interview to children and adolescents victims of sexual offences, must comply with due process and respect for the superior interest of childre
C-131/2014The prohibition of practicing surgical methods of contraception in minors
T-634/2013Protection of self - image
T-372/2013Right to conjugal visits for LGBTI people.
T-077/2013Water rights in prisons
T-416/2013Case in which the Board of Management of a building refuses to build a wheelchair ramp for an individual with a disability.
T-918/2012Discrimination based on race
T-691/2012DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE
T-248/2012DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION
T-905/2011CASE OF BULLYING
C-577/2011The homosexuals have the right to form a family.
C-439/2011The keeping of domestic animals as expression of fundamental right.
C-283/2011Protection to the facto marital unions and the rights for same-sex couple
T-267/2011The “Pavas” case.
C-216/2011The Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional the economic emergency.
A-288/2010International cooperation and technical assistance in defense and security Agreement between Colombia and US
T-629/2010Protection to the sex workers (prostitution)
T-616/2010Right to Water
T-078/2010Testimony provided by sexually abused minors and the pro infans principle.
C-029/2009Rights to the same-sex couples
T-1258/2008Protection of handicap people/Protection against discriminatory action against targeted minorities
C-772/2008The walls of infamy
T-391/2007Protection of fundamental rights/ Freedom of speech
C-075/2007The Court recognized that same sex couples had the rigth to form a common law marriage. The equality rigths of same sex couples.
C-370/2006Justice and Peace Law/ Amnesty/Human Rights/Victim´s Rights
C-355/2006Abortion/ Right to life, Right to health, Rigth to self-determination, Right to family/
T-1090/2005Discrimination on the basis of race
C-1040/2005Constitutional Revision of re-election act
C-590/2005New exceptional events in which is possible to lodge a complaint against sentences.
C-371/2000Right to equality of women in the conformation of decisional institutions of the State
SU-337/99Right to sexual identity and free development of the hermaphrodites.
SU-360/1999Public space / right to work/ Rigts of the sellers in the street
C-191/1998Meaning and scope of Article 101 of the Constitution; constitutional block and treaties on boundaries; international law and domestic law.
T-523/97Corporal punishment in the indigenous tradition.
C-239/1997The Euthanasia / Human Dignity/
SU-039/1997Constitutional protection of the social identity, cultural and economic life of the native community.
C-225/95Additional protocol to the Geneva Conventions regarding the protection of victims of non-international armed conflicts.
C-221/1994Drug use as personal use.
C-004/1992State of emergency; scope of the Constitutional Court's jurisdiction on social emergency’s motivation.