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Spain's Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from Spain is Appeal 5051/2006, a decision rendered in Spain by the Supreme Court on Feb 19, 2010, involving an applicant from Colombia. A brief summary of the facts of the case is: Nationals from Colombia who provided sufficient evidence of having a well-founded fear to suffer persecution in the country of origin (among other documents, pictures of threatening paintings in their office and all the complaints lodged before national authorities).

Courts in Spain

Constitutional Court
Supreme Court
Special National Court (Administrative)
Special National Magistrates (Administrative)

The National Coordinators for Spain are:

Luis Peral

Doctorate in Law and MA in European Union law from the University Carlos III of Madrid, where he was also lecturer in International Law from 1992 to 2004. Former Ramon y Cajal researcher at the Read More Read more

José Luis Terrero

José Luis Terrero holds a Bachelor of Laws and is currently a PhD candidate. He has been both a Magistrate and a Specialist Magistrate in Administrative Law before his current position serving on the Spanish Read More Read more