Revista chilena de derecho
On-line version ISSN 0718-3437
NOGUEIRA ALCALA, Humberto. THE USE OF INTERNATIONAL TREATY LAW OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE JURISPRUDENCE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF CHILE IN THE PERIOD 2006-2010. Rev. chil. derecho [online]. 2012, vol.39, n.1, pp.149-197. ISSN 0718-3437. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-34372012000100007.
The study analyses how the Constitutional Court in the last five years has taken on the international law of human rights in the context of constitutionalism facing rights as a single international source, since the assertion of these as derivations of human dignity and constitutional source. The analysis standpoint is located in the consideration of whether human rights secured by international conventional route form or not part of a block of constitutionality and if they are used as canon or control of constitutionality for under constitutional norms, everything according to the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court in the analyzed period.
Keywords : Chilean Constitutional Court; Human rights; block of constitutionality; parameter control of constitutionality.