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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Professor Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor

The Protection of Human Rights by the Inter-American Court: Main Challenges and Perspectives




Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor is the President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, where he has been a Judge since 2013. Judge Ferrer Mac-Gregor is a recognized Mexican jurist who works as principal researcher in the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and professor of the Faculty of Law.

He worked in the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico and held different positions at the Judicial Branch. He is the President of the Latin American and Mexican Institutes of Constitutional Procedural Law and member of more than twenty academic and scientific associations. Author of numerous publications on constitutional, procedural, judicial remedies and human rights. Judge Ferrer Mac-Gregor was visiting professor in leading Universities of Latin America, Europe and the United States. He holds a J.S.D. from the University of Navarra, Spain, with studies in Human Rights at the Institut International des Droits de l'Homme, Strasbourg, France, and holds a Bachelor of Law and Doctor Honoris Causa by the Autonomous University of Baja California.