Decision T-760 (2008) (Colom)
Alicia Ely Yamin
- Bill of rights — Civil and political rights — Right to health — Social rights — Fundamental rights
1. At the time of writing, T-760/08 (Decision T-760/08 (2008) (Colom) ) is the most sweeping and significant judgment regarding the right to health in the world. T-760/08 has had significant impact in influencing scholarship on the right to health, including frequent comparative analysis. To date, it has had little impact on influencing the jurisprudence of other national courts, but its indirect impacts on comparative law may well follow idiosyncratic pathways and be significant in the long-term. 2. The judgment was precipitated by the overwhelming amount of...