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José Luis Barceló Camacho (born 1959) is a Colombian lawyer and academic, who is the current president of the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia.

José Luis Barceló Camacho
President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia
Assumed office
June 2018
Preceded byRigoberto Echeverry
Personal details
Born1959
NationalityColombian
Alma materNueva Granada Military University
OccupationLawyer, academic
Known forPresident of the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia (2018-)

Personal lifeEdit

Barceló was born to José Barceló from Spain, and Lilia Camacho from Boyacá.[1] Barceló and his first wife had a daughter Sonia Carolina, who died in 2003 aged 17.[1]

CareerEdit

Barceló is a graduate of the Nueva Granada Military University in Bogotá, Colombia. Barceló joined the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia in 1991, and has worked as Criminal Examining Judge of Bogotá and Advocate Counsel of the Second Delegate Procurator for the Criminal Function.[1][2][3] From 2011 to 2018, he worked for the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court, including working as assistant magistrate to Fernando Arboleda Ripoll.[1][3][4] In January 2018, Barceló was appointed as president of the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia, replacing Rigoberto Echeverry. He began the role in June 2018.[2][4][1][5] Barceló is currently also a professor of the Specialisation in Constitutional Criminal Procedure and Military Justice of the Military University of New Granada.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e DURÁN NÚÑEZ, Diana (3 February 2018). "Perfil de José Luis Barceló, el nuevo presidente de la Corte Suprema". El Espectador (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b "José Luis Barceló, nuevo presidente de la Corte Suprema". Caracol Televisión (in Spanish). 25 January 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Un campus universitario futurista" (PDF) (pdf) (in Spanish). Nueva Granada Military University. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "José Luis Barceló, nuevo presidente de la Corte Suprema de Justicia" (in Spanish). 25 January 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Palabras del Presidente Santos en la posesión del Magistrado José Luis Barceló" (in Spanish). Government of Colombia. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.