Thursday, 2 July 2020

“Country Owes Him”, Laura Chinchilla; “Mora Was A Great Friend”, Oscar Arias

luis-paulino-moraLuis Paulino Mora Mora (April 8, 1944 – February 17, 2013)

  • President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Costa Rica since July 12, 1999
  • Judge of the Penal y Titular de Menores de Limón (1969-1975)
  • Juez Primero Penal de San José (1975) y Juez Superior Penal de San José (1975-1983)
  • In 1983 was elected Magistrate  of the Sala Tercera de Casación de la Corte Suprema de Justicia
  • 1985 a 1986 was Director del Área de Asistencia Técnica del Instituto Latinoamericano de las Naciones Unidas para el Delito (ILANUD)
  • 1986 a 1989 minister of Justice in the Oscar Arias Sánchez administration
  • In 1989 was appointed as magistrate of the Sala Constitucional de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Costa Rica for the 1989-1997 period ad re-elected in 1997 for the 1997-2005 period
  • In 1999 was elected as President of the Corte Suprema de Justicia (Supreme Court)

Former president, Oscar Arias Sanchez, said the integrity of Supreme Court Justice, Luis Paulino Mora, “never ruled in one way or another just to please”.

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Arias said of Mora, who died Sunday night, voted against presidential re-election, despite having been minister of Justice in his first administration (1986-1990). Those were the only years that Mora did not work at the Poder Judicial.

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“It was he who taught me to respect the votes as they are”, said the former president of Mora.

Arias characterized Mora as a professional, distinguished university professor and judge, responsible, courageous and a “great friend” who he would ask for advice on law while he was president.

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla Miranda summed up the contributions of the late president of Supreme Court, as “the country owes him a lot” in terms of rule of law, separation of powers and strengthening and modernizing the administration of justice in Costa Rica.

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Chinchilla commented on the work of Luis Paulino Mora on establishing “expedited” procedures and the establishment of court around the country that provided all access to justice.

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Chinchilla said, “I had the fortune to know him him 30 years ago, when the Costa Rican model of justice served as a model for reforming the administration of justice in Latin America”.

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The casket of Luis Paulino Mora was displayed in the Supreme Court in San José this morning for one and all to pay their last respects.

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The state funeral was at the 3:oo pm Monday afternoon at the Catedral Metropolitana in downtown San José, his body was then taken to Puriscal, a place west of San José the Supreme Court judge called home.

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