Revista de derecho (Valdivia)
versión On-line ISSN 0718-0950
NOGUEIRA ALCALA, Humberto. Amnesty Law-Decree Law 2.191 (1978) and its harmonization with international human rights law. Rev. derecho (Valdivia) [online]. 2005, vol.18, n.2, pp. 107-130. ISSN 0718-0950. doi: 10.4067/S0718-09502005000200005.
This paper reviews the development of the Chilean Supreme Court’s case law regarding the application of Decree Law 2.191 during the years 1990 to 2005, with respect to crimes of illegal privation of liberty and disappearance of persons. It then reviews the same issues under the principles of international human rights law and the stand of case law on these matters developed under the Inter American Human Right System
Palabras clave : SOURCES OF THE LAW; INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHT LAW; APPLICATION OF AMNESTY DECREE LAW.